Scientific Linux Security Update : yum-updatesd on SL5.x (noarch)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

It was discovered that yum-updatesd did not properly perform RPM
package signature checks. When yum-updatesd was configured to
automatically install updates, a remote attacker could use this flaw
to install a malicious update on the target system using an unsigned
RPM or an RPM signed with an untrusted key. (CVE-2014-0022)

After installing this update, the yum-updatesd service will be
restarted automatically.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected yum-updatesd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77018 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0022

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