Scientific Linux Security Update : selinux-policy enhancement update on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

This update adds the following enhancements :

Previously, the mysqld_safe script was unable to execute a shell
(/bin/sh) with the shell_exec_t SELinux security context.
Consequently, the mysql55 and mariadb55 Software Collection packages
were not working correctly. With this update, SELinux policy rules
have been updated and these packages now work as expected.

This update has been placed in the security tree to avoid selinux
bugs.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?16e715b7

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66774 ()

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