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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was discovered that dracut created initramfs images as world
readable. A local user could possibly use this flaw to obtain
sensitive information from these files, such as iSCSI authentication
passwords, encrypted root file system crypttab passwords, or other
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 71297 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4453
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