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 xterm handling of Device Control Request
Status String (DECRQSS) escape sequences. An attacker could create a
malicious text file (or log entry, if unfiltered) that could run
arbitrary commands if read by a victim inside an xterm window.
See also :
Update the affected xterm package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60516 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2383
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