This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
A buffer overflow was found in cpio on 64-bit platforms. By tricking a
user into adding a specially crafted large file to a cpio archive, a
local attacker may be able to exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary
code with the target user's privileges. (CVE-2005-4268)
See also :
Update the affected cpio package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60163 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-4268