Scientific Linux Security Update : util-linux on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60311
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA flaw was discovered in the way that the mount and umount utilities used the setuid and setgid functions, which could lead to privileges being dropped improperly. A local user could use this flaw to run mount helper applications such as, mount.nfs, with additional privileges (CVE-2007-5191)
SolutionUpdate the affected losetup, mount and / or util-linux packages.