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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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 (v. 5 server) (scsi-target-utils) RHSA-2010:0518 2010-07-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 scsi-target-utils Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 scsi-target-utils Affected


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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