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Bug 765361 (CVE-2020-27637) - dev-lang/R: code execution via malicious CRAN package (CVE-2020-27637)
Summary: dev-lang/R: code execution via malicious CRAN package (CVE-2020-27637)
Alias: CVE-2020-27637
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [ebuild]
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Reported: 2021-01-13 22:40 UTC by John Helmert III (ajak)
Modified: 2021-01-13 22:40 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III (ajak) gentoo-dev Security 2021-01-13 22:40:37 UTC

The R programming language's default package manager CRAN is affected by a path traversal vulnerability that can lead to server compromise. This vulnerability affects packages installed via the R CMD install cli command or the install.packages() function from the interpreter. Update to version 4.0.3

Please bump.