Fedora 8 : R-2.7.2-1.fc8 / rpy-1.0.3-3.fc8 (2008-7619)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Update to R 2.7.2, also fixes security issue with unsafe temp
directory handling in javareconf script.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460658
http://www.nessus.org/u?2e8fc6f9
http://www.nessus.org/u?9df9bda9

Solution :

Update the affected R and / or rpy packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34137 (fedora_2008-7619.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 30878

CVE ID:

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