Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : R-base (MDVSA-2008:198)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37300
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.