Security Advisory Important: scsi-target-utils security update

Advisory: RHSA-2010:0518-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2010-07-08
Last updated on: 2010-07-08
Affected Products: RHEL Cluster-Storage (v. 5 server)
CVEs ( CVE-2010-2221


An updated scsi-target-utils package that fixes multiple security issues 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.

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

Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in scsi-target-utils' tgtd
daemon. A remote attacker could trigger these flaws by sending a
carefully-crafted Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS) request, causing the
tgtd daemon to crash. (CVE-2010-2221)

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

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


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

Updated packages

RHEL Cluster-Storage (v. 5 server)

File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:0279
    MD5: 3534f5e8ebe8e79ce509ecdb7d70779f
SHA-256: d7cef4b4f121bb5b79a73bb8e9f7853fc8653ce05b439453038aacf6d67a98a2
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:0279
    MD5: 2229eadaa0539852998fd4fa77a09ecc
SHA-256: 3e8d0d209d9cdd87569d193670c7e30e5f14b0a62b9f605118cb33ccb355d86d
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:0279
    MD5: d1afb0ecc5842c065e71e7dcb747a5b4
SHA-256: 69aad794089d5fa26d4efd583ba4ecbeb9b6d3fb47abadc4ffd11d5693fc5360
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:0279
    MD5: 5f623de5cad8a5b17346943a13a6c166
SHA-256: f4dcdc4ac6e44a169ee25a69439d9357b03a17549d6b51b411264ee69a4ab619
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:0279
    MD5: 52c04ee2d6a67866c7847a8b5e11b3f4
SHA-256: 7515d55196e8e0bc42b9afef57659a56611c4ded486d02c80cf07e2d8a5d2c24
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

593877 - CVE-2010-2221 scsi-target-utils: stack buffer overflow vulnerability


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