Scientific Linux Security Update : nfs-utils on SL5.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60458


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.


A flaw was found in the nfs-utils package build. The nfs-utils package was missing TCP wrappers support, which could result in an administrator believing they had access restrictions enabled when they did not. (CVE-2008-1376)


Update the affected nfs-utils package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60458

File Name: sl_20080731_nfs_utils_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2008/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1376

CWE: 264