GLSA-201603-12 : FlightGear, SimGear: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201603-12
(FlightGear, SimGear: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in FlightGear and SimGear 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.

Impact :

Remote attackers could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial
of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Flightgear users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
All Simgear users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-simulation/simgear-3.4.0'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89905 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2090

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