Scientific Linux Security Update : busybox on SL4.x i386/x86_64

Low Nessus Plugin ID 60162


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


BusyBox did not use a salt when generating passwords. This made it easier for local users to guess passwords from a stolen password file.


Update the affected busybox and / or busybox-anaconda packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 60162

File Name: sl_20070501_busybox_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/05/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1058