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<title>FlightGear, SimGear: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FlightGear and SimGear
allowing remote attackers to cause Denial of Service and possibly execute
arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">flightgear, simgear</product>
<announced>March 12, 2016</announced>
<revised>March 12, 2016: 1</revised>
<package name="games-simulation/flightgear" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.4.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.4.0</vulnerable>
<package name="games-simulation/simgear" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.4.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.4.0</vulnerable>
<p>FlightGear is an open-source flight simulator. It supports a variety of
popular platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.) and is developed by skilled
volunteers from around the world. Source code for the entire project is
available and licensed under the GNU General Public License.
<p>SimGear is a set of open-source libraries designed to be used as
building blocks for quickly assembling 3d simulations, games, and
visualization applications.
<p>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 type="normal">
<p>Remote attackers could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial
of Service.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Flightgear users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
<p>All Simgear users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=games-simulation/simgear-3.4.0"
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2090</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2091</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 16 May 2015 06:03:32 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 12 Mar 2016 23:11:04 +0000">b-man</metadata>