Scientific Linux Security Update : coreutils on SL6.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 99215
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity Fix(es) :
- A race condition was found in the way su handled the management of child processes. A local authenticated attacker could use this flaw to kill other processes with root privileges under specific conditions.
SolutionUpdate the affected coreutils, coreutils-debuginfo and / or coreutils-libs packages.