CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2010-07-01
Bugzilla: 593877: CVE-2010-2221 scsi-target-utils: stack buffer overflow vulnerability


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple buffer overflows in the iSNS implementation in isns.c in (1) Linux SCSI target framework (aka tgt or scsi-target-utils) before 1.0.6, (2) iSCSI Enterprise Target (aka iscsitarget or IET) and earlier, and (3) Generic SCSI Target Subsystem for Linux (aka SCST or iscsi-scst) and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via (a) a long iSCSI Name string in an SCN message or (b) an invalid PDU.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2221 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Cluster-Storage version 5 (scsi-target-utils) RHSA-2010:0518 July 08, 2010

External References


Red Hat would like to thank the Vulnerability Research Team at TELUS Security Labs and Fujita Tomonori for responsibly reporting these flaws.

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