Scientific Linux Security Update : sl-release on SL5.1 i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

The configuration file /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources had still been set
to 5rolling instead of 51. 5rolling is the development area for
Scientific Linux 5. If a user was using a program that used
/etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources as a configuration file, they would be
getting development updates in addition to their regular security
updates. This configuration problem is only seen when Scientific Linux
5 is under development, which is about to happen.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?374eb8a3

Solution :

Update the affected sl-release package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60410 ()

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