This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was found that xinetd ignored the user and group configuration
directives for services running under the tcpmux-server service. This
flaw could cause the associated services to run as root. If there was
a flaw in such a service, a remote attacker could use it to execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the root user. (CVE-2013-4342)
See also :
Update the affected xinetd and / or xinetd-debuginfo packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 70365 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-4342