Zaal tgt 0.9.5/1.0.3 isns.c format string

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A vulnerability was found in Zaal tgt 0.9.5/1.0.3. It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the file isns.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a format string vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-134. The product uses a function that accepts a format string as an argument, but the format string originates from an external source. Impacted is availability.

The weakness was published 04/08/2010 by Florent Daigniere as confirmed git commit (GIT Repository). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2010-0743 since 02/26/2010. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 68034 (Oracle Linux 5 : scsi-target-utils (ELSA-2010-0362)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165210 (SUSE Security Update for Multiple Packages (SUSE-SR:2010:017) - Deprecated).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 9793.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (57496) and Tenable (68034). Similar entries are available at 53711, 52531, 52530 and 52210.





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Class: Format string
CWE: CWE-134 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 68034
Nessus Name: Oracle Linux 5 : scsi-target-utils (ELSA-2010-0362)
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OpenVAS ID: 67386
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2042-1 (iscsitarget)
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03/19/2015 +615 days 🔍
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Researcher: Florent Daigniere
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2010-0743 (🔍)

X-Force: 57496
Vulnerability Center: 25609 - Linux SCSI Target Framework and iSCSI Enterprise Target Format String Vulnerabilities, Medium
SecurityFocus: 39127 - iSCSI Enterprise Target and tgt Multiple Format String Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 39142 - Linux SCSI Target Framework (tgt) Format String Vulnerabilities, Less Critical
Vupen: ADV-2010-1786

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Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/07/2021 11:52 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (72), 02/24/2017 08:26 AM (14), 09/07/2021 11:52 AM (3)
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