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CVE-2012-2090

Published: 17 June 2012

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in FlightGear 2.6 and earlier and SimGear 2.6 and earlier allow user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in certain data chunk values in an aircraft xml model to (1) fgfs/flightgear/src/Cockpit/panel.cxx or (2) fgfs/flightgear/src/Network/generic.cxx, or (3) a scene graph model to simgear/simgear/scene/model/SGText.cxx.

Priority

Negligible

Status

Package Release Status
flightgear
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 in Ubuntu.
simgear
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 in Ubuntu.