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

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A bug was found in the way xterm packages were built that caused the
pseudo-terminal device files of the xterm emulated terminals to be
owned by the incorrect group. This flaw did not affect Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4 and earlier. (CVE-2007-2797)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?37a837c1

Solution :

Update the affected xterm package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60313 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2797