Address R vulnerability

On April 29, 2024, security researchers discovered a vulnerability that affects version 4.3 (and earlier) of the R programming language. The vulnerability allows a threat actor to arbitrarily execute code on targeted devices. The full details are here.

This vulnerability is solved in R version 4.4, which is available on DataLab. You are strongly advised to upgrade the R version of workbooks you’re actively using from R version 4.2 to R version 4.4.

Steps to upgrade the R version in your workbooks

To adjust the settings of a workbook to use R version 4.4 instead of R version 4.2:

Repeat the steps above for every R workbook you plan to use regularly.

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