Fedora 17 : FlightGear-2.6.0-3.fc17 (2013-8721)

High Nessus Plugin ID 66656


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update adds a fix to an uncontrolled format string vulnerability discovered in the cloud layers handling code.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected FlightGear package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66656

File Name: fedora_2013-8721.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/29

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:FlightGear, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/21

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2013-8721