CVE-2016-8714

Priority
Description
An exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the LoadEncoding
functionality of the R programming language version 3.3.0. A specially
crafted R script can cause a buffer overflow resulting in a memory
corruption. An attacker can send a malicious R script to trigger this
vulnerability.
Notes
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
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Updated: 2020-04-24 03:34:03 UTC (commit d3f8a6ed481830fb100109a132bef581fc4176fe)