Scientific Linux Security Update : yum on SL5.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

This updated yum package fixes the following bugs :

- The kernel module plugin has been updated to deal with
the situation where both a package that has a kernel
module (such as openafs) is being updated at the same
time that a kernel is being updated, while an old kernel
is being removed.

- string TypeError bug - Reported and Fixed by Yannick

- negative sack length bug - Reported and Fixed by Tim

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected yum package.

Risk factor :


Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60708 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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