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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3813-1                   [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 19, 2017                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : r-base
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-8714

Cory Duplantis discovered a buffer overflow in the R programming
langauage. A malformed encoding file may lead to the execution of
arbitrary code during PDF generation.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.1.1-1+deb8u1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been
fixed in version 3.3.3-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.3.3-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your r-base packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: [email protected]