This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
A flaw was found in the way gnome-screensaver verified user passwords.
When a system used a remote directory service for login credentials, a
local attacker able to cause a network outage could cause
gnome-screensaver to crash, unlocking the screen. (CVE-2008-0887)
See also :
Update the affected gnome-screensaver package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60379 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0887