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Name: Pufferüberlauf in R
ID: FEDORA-2017-ae18216e75
Distribution: Fedora
Plattformen: Fedora 25
Datum: Di, 21. März 2017, 09:35
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-8714


Name        : R
Product : Fedora 25
Version : 3.3.3
Release : 1.fc25
URL : http://www.r-project.org
Summary : A language for data analysis and graphics
Description :
This is a metapackage that provides both core R userspace and
all R development components.

R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics.
R is similar to the award-winning S system, which was developed at
Bell Laboratories by John Chambers et al. It provides a wide
variety of statistical and graphical techniques (linear and
nonlinear modelling, statistical tests, time series analysis,
classification, clustering, ...).

R is designed as a true computer language with control-flow
constructions for iteration and alternation, and it allows users to
add additional functionality by defining new functions. For
computationally intensive tasks, C, C++ and Fortran code can be linked
and called at run time.

Update Information:

Update to 3.3.3. Fix CVE-2016-8714.

[ 1 ] Bug #1431171 - CVE-2016-8714 R: Buffer overflow in the LoadEncoding

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade R' at the command line.
For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
package-announce mailing list -- package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org
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