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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was discovered that udev did not properly check the origin of
Netlink messages. A local attacker could use this flaw to gain root
privileges via a crafted Netlink message sent to udev, causing it to
create a world-writable block device file for an existing system block
device (for example, the root file system). (CVE-2009-1185)
After installing the update, the udevd daemon will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected libvolume_id, libvolume_id-devel and / or udev
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60570 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1185
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