Linux SCSI Target Framework isns.c format string

lstf-isns-format-string (57496) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Linux SCSI Target Framework could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a format string error in isns.c. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using malicious format specifiers to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.6
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Refer to git.kernel.org for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • git.kernel.org: fix format string vulnerability.
  • BID-39127: iSCSI Enterprise Target and tgt Multiple Format String Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-0743: Multiple format string vulnerabilities in isns.c in (1) Linux SCSI target framework (aka tgt or scsi-target-utils) 1.0.3, 0.9.5, and earlier and (2) iSCSI Enterprise Target (aka iscsitarget) 0.4.16 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (tgtd daemon crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors that involve the isns_attr_query and qry_rsp_handle functions, and are related to (a) client appearance and (b) client disappearance messages.
  • DSA-2042: iscsitarget -- format string
  • OSVDB ID: 63418: Linux SCSI Target Framework (tgt) usr/iscsi/isns.c Multiple Function Format String
  • RHSA-2010-0362: Important: scsi-target-utils security update
  • SA39142: Linux SCSI Target Framework (tgt) Format String Vulnerabilities
  • SUSE-SR:2010:017: (java-1_4_2-ibm, sudo, libpng, php5, tgt, iscsitarget, aria2, pcsc-lite, tomcat5, tomcat6, lvm2, libvirt, rpm, libtiff, dovecot12)

Platforms Affected:

  • Debian Debian Linux 5.0
  • RedHat RHEL Cluster Storage 5
  • tgt Project Linux SCSI target framework 0.9.5

Reported:

Mar 24, 2010

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