This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
Raphael Marichez discovered a denial of service bug in the way
vixie-cron verifies crontab file integrity. A local user with the
ability to create a hardlink to /etc/crontab can prevent vixie-cron
from executing certain system cron jobs. (CVE-2007-1856)
See also :
Update the affected vixie-cron package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60186 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1856