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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200809-13
(R: Insecure temporary file creation)
Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported that the 'javareconf' script uses temporary
files in an insecure manner.
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overwrite
arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All R users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/R-2.7.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 34259 (gentoo_GLSA-200809-13.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3931