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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Open-iSCSI Vendors:
Open-iSCSI Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018246
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3099, CVE-2007-3100   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 14 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via local system

Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Open-iSCSI. A local user can cause the iSCSI server daemon to stop responding.

The iscsid does not properly validate user identities on the management interface [CVE-2007-3099]. A local user can connect to the interface and perform management operations on the iSCSI initiator, including tearing down individual connections or shut down the daemon.

A local user can set up a semaphore used by the logging mechanism to cause the daemon to hang when attempting to write to the log [CVE-2007-3100].

Olaf Kirch discovered these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A local user can the target server daemon to stop responding.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Authentication error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 14 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Open-iSCSI Lets Local Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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