The remote host is missing updates to util-linux announced in advisory RHSA-2009:0981. A log injection attack was found in util-linux when logging log in attempts via the audit subsystem of the Linux kernel. A remote attacker could use this flaw to modify certain parts of logged events, possibly hiding their activities on a system. (CVE-2008-1926) For information on additional bug fixes made in this package, please visit the referenced security advisories. Util-linux users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which addresses this vulnerability and resolves these issues.
Please note that this update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date