Sicherheit: Pufferüberlauf in R
Aktuelle Meldungen Distributionen
Name: Pufferüberlauf in R
ID: FEDORA-2017-07c8f3ea2b
Distribution: Fedora
Plattformen: Fedora 26
Datum: Sa, 1. April 2017, 21:00
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-8714
Applikationen: R


Name        : R
Product : Fedora 26
Version : 3.3.3
Release : 1.fc26
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. ---- Rebuilt for fc26

[ 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

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