How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A flaw was discovered in the way that the mount and umount utilities
used the setuid and setgid functions, which could lead to privileges
being dropped improperly. A local user could use this flaw to run
mount helper applications such as, mount.nfs, with additional
See also :
Update the affected losetup, mount and / or util-linux packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60311 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5191
Nessus Professional: Scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & moreNessus Cloud: The power of Nessus for teams – from the cloud
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.