RHSA-2007:0497 - Security Advisory
Moderate: iscsi-initiator-utils security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
Updated iscsi-initiator-utils packages that fix a security flaw in
open-iscsi are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
The iscsi package provides the server daemon for the iSCSI protocol, as
well as the utility programs used to manage it. iSCSI is a protocol for
distributed disk access using SCSI commands sent over Internet Protocol
Olaf Kirch discovered two flaws in open-iscsi. A local attacker could use
these flaws to cause the server daemon to stop responding, leading to a
denial of service. (CVE-2007-3099, CVE-2007-3100).
All users of open-iscsi should upgrade to this updated package which
resolves these issues.
Note: This issue did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.
open-iscsi is available in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as a Technology
Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5 x86_64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5 ia64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5 i386
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 5 x86_64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 5 i386
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5 x86_64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5 i386
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian 5 ppc
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server from RHUI 5 x86_64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server from RHUI 5 i386
- BZ - 243719 - CVE-2007-3099 dos flaws in open-iscsi (CVE-2007-3100)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5