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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-3931
Last Modified 20 Aug 2009 01:20:31
Published 04 Sep 2008 02:41:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3931

Summary

javareconf in R 2.7.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • R Foundation R 2.7.2


References

CONFIRM - https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235822

CONFIRM - https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770

XF - r-javareconf-symlink(44736)

BID - 30878

MLIST - [oss-security] 20081030 CVE requests: tempfile issues for aview, mgetty, openoffice, crossfire

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:198

GENTOO - GLSA-200809-13

SECUNIA - 31996

SECUNIA - 31647

CONFIRM - http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/r-base-core-ra

CONFIRM - http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/r-base-core

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496363

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/496418


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:20