This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
This update fixes the following security issue :
- It was found that a previous update did not correctly
fix the CVE-2009-4307 issue, a divide-by-zero flaw in
the ext4 file system code. A local, unprivileged user
with the ability to mount an ext4 file system could use
this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2100,
This update also fixes several bugs.
The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62924 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-4307CVE-2012-2100
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