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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
It was found that the distcheck rule in Automake-generated Makefiles
made a directory world-writable when preparing source archives. If a
malicious, local user could access this directory, they could execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running 'make
See also :
Update the affected automake package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 64947 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-3386
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