This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
SystemTap is an instrumentation system for systems running the Linux
kernel. The system allows developers to write scripts to collect data
on the operation of the system.
A race condition flaw was found in the way the staprun utility
performed module loading. A local user who is a member of the stapusr
group could use this flaw to modify a signed module while it is being
loaded, allowing them to escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-2503)
SystemTap users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61096 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2503