Scientific Linux Security Update : subscription-manager on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- It was found that subscription-manager set weak
permissions on files in /var/lib/rhsm/, causing an
information disclosure. A local, unprivileged user could
use this flaw to access sensitive data that could
potentially be used in a social engineering attack.
(CVE-2016-4455)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1ff4b7fb

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99226 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4455

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