USN-4588-1: FlightGear vulnerability

19 October 2020

FlightGear could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Releases

Packages

  • flightgear - Flight Gear Flight Simulator

Details

It was discovered that FlightGear could write arbitrary files if received a
special nasal script. A remote attacker could exploit this with a crafted
file to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References