Scientific Linux Security Update : augeas on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A flaw was found in the way Augeas handled certain umask settings when
creating new configuration files. This flaw could result in
configuration files being created as world-writable, allowing
unprivileged local users to modify their content. (CVE-2013-6412)

All running applications using augeas must be restarted for the update
to take effect.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72083 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6412