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

Low Nessus Plugin ID 34137


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


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.


Update the affected R and / or rpy packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 34137

File Name: fedora_2008-7619.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/10

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:R, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:rpy, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/05

Reference Information

BID: 30878

FEDORA: 2008-7619