Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : R-base (MDVSA-2008:198)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A symlink vulnerability was found in the javareconf script in R that
allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files (CVE-2008-3931).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37300 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-198.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3931

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