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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
In configurations where the ignore_dot option was set to off (the
default is on for the Scientific Linux 5 sudo package), a local user
authorized to use the sudoedit pseudo-command could possibly run
arbitrary commands with the privileges of the users sudoedit was
authorized to run as. (CVE-2010-1163)
See also :
Update the affected sudo package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60784 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1163