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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
An upgraded sysvinit package is available which fixes a problem with
the use of quotacheck in /etc/rc.d/rc.M. The original version of rc.M
calls quotacheck like this: echo 'Checking filesystem quotas:
/sbin/quotacheck -avugM' /sbin/quotacheck -avugM The 'M' option is
wrong. This causes the filesystem to be remounted, and in the process
any mount flags such as nosuid, nodev, noexec, and the like, will be
reset. The correct option to use here is 'm', which does not attempt
to remount the partition: echo 'Checking filesystem quotas:
/sbin/quotacheck -avugm' /sbin/quotacheck -avugm We recommend sites
using file system quotas upgrade to this new package, or edit
See also :
Update the affected sysvinit package.
Risk factor :
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18720 ()
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