RHSA-2010:0362-01 Important: scsi-target-utils security update
Posted on: 04/20/2010 07:45 PM

A new update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Here the announcement:

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: scsi-target-utils security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2010:0362-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0362.html
Issue date: 2010-04-20
CVE Names: CVE-2010-0743
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1. Summary:

An updated scsi-target-utils package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL Cluster-Storage (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, x86_64

3. Description:

The scsi-target-utils package contains the daemon and tools to set up and
monitor SCSI targets. Currently, iSCSI software and iSER targets are
supported.

A format string flaw was found in scsi-target-utils' tgtd daemon. A
remote attacker could trigger this flaw by sending a carefully-crafted
Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS) request, causing the tgtd daemon to
crash. (CVE-2010-0743)

All scsi-target-utils users should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue. All running
scsi-target-utils services must be restarted for the update to take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

576359 - CVE-2010-0743 scsi-target-utils: format string vulnerability

6. Package List:

RHEL Cluster-Storage (v. 5 server):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/scsi-target-utils-0.0-6.20091205snap.el5_5.2.src.rpm

i386:
scsi-target-utils-0.0-6.20091205snap.el5_5.2.i386.rpm
scsi-target-utils-debuginfo-0.0-6.20091205snap.el5_5.2.i386.rpm

ia64:
scsi-target-utils-0.0-6.20091205snap.el5_5.2.ia64.rpm
scsi-target-utils-debuginfo-0.0-6.20091205snap.el5_5.2.ia64.rpm

ppc:
scsi-target-utils-0.0-6.20091205snap.el5_5.2.ppc.rpm
scsi-target-utils-debuginfo-0.0-6.20091205snap.el5_5.2.ppc.rpm

x86_64:
scsi-target-utils-0.0-6.20091205snap.el5_5.2.x86_64.rpm
scsi-target-utils-debuginfo-0.0-6.20091205snap.el5_5.2.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-0743.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2010 Red Hat, Inc.
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