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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated nfs-utils package that fixes a security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The nfs-utils package provides a daemon for the kernel NFS server and
A flaw was found in the nfs-utils package build. The nfs-utils package
was missing TCP wrappers support, which could result in an
administrator believing they had access restrictions enabled when they
did not. (CVE-2008-1376)
Users of nfs-utils are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.
See also :
Update the affected nfs-utils package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33783 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1376
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