Mandriva: 2013:109: open-iscsi
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated open-iscsi package fixes security vulnerability: Colin Watson discovered that iscsi_discovery in Open-iSCSI did not safely create temporary files. A local attacker could exploit this to overwrite arbitrary files with root privileges (CVE-2009-1297). [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:109
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : open-iscsi
 Date    : April 10, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated open-iscsi package fixes security vulnerability:
 
 Colin Watson discovered that iscsi_discovery in Open-iSCSI did not
 safely create temporary files. A local attacker could exploit this
 to overwrite arbitrary files with root privileges (CVE-2009-1297).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1297
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0241
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 6587dcd4d9243029b97b0dc017d727a5  mbs1/x86_64/open-iscsi-2.0-871.5.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 fcf11e3ec34330d077938057d678fcc5  mbs1/SRPMS/open-iscsi-2.0-871.5.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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