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 Logwatch processed log files. If an
attacker were able to create a log file with a malicious file name, it
could result in arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the
root user when that log file is analyzed by Logwatch. (CVE-2011-1018)
See also :
Update the affected logwatch package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60980 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1018