Scientific Linux Security Update : busybox on SL4.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

BusyBox did not use a salt when generating passwords. This made it
easier for local users to guess passwords from a stolen password file.
(CVE-2006-1058)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?dadfed5e

Solution :

Update the affected busybox and / or busybox-anaconda packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60162 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1058