Scientific Linux Security Update : util-linux for SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way the login process handled logins which did
not require authentication. Certain processes which conduct their own
authentication could allow a remote user to bypass intended access
policies which would normally be enforced by the login process.
(CVE-2006-7108)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bcc42b1e

Solution :

Update the affected util-linux package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60172 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7108