Scientific Linux Security Update : ca-certificates on SL6.x (noarch)

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

It was found that a subordinate Certificate Authority (CA) mis-issued
an intermediate certificate, which could be used to conduct
man-in-the-middle attacks. This update renders that particular
intermediate certificate as untrusted.

After installing the update, all applications using the
ca-certificates package must be restarted for the changes to take
effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6e28973a

Solution :

Update the affected ca-certificates package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71629 ()

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