SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA denial of service flaw was found in how polkit handled authorization requests. A local, unprivileged user could send malicious requests to polkit, which could then cause the polkit daemon to corrupt its memory and crash. (CVE-2015-3256)
The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.