Scientific Linux Security Update : dracut on SL6.x (noarch)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 71297
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionIt was discovered that dracut created initramfs images as world readable. A local user could possibly use this flaw to obtain sensitive information from these files, such as iSCSI authentication passwords, encrypted root file system crypttab passwords, or other information. (CVE-2012-4453)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.