Scientific Linux Security Update : systemtap on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60557
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA race condition was discovered in SystemTap that could allow users in the stapusr group to elevate privileges to that of members of the stapdev group (and hence root), bypassing directory confinement restrictions and allowing them to insert arbitrary SystemTap kernel modules. (CVE-2009-0784)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.