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Home » Security Advisories» Debian » flightgear security update

flightgear security update

  • Vendor: Debian
  • Vendor ID: DSA 3742-1
  • Date: December 20, 2016


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3742-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 20, 2016 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : flightgear
CVE ID : CVE-2016-9956

It was discovered that the Flight Gear flight simulator performs
insufficient sanitising of Nasal scripts which allows a malicious script
to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running
Flight Gear.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.0-5+deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2016.4.3+dfsg-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your flightgear packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: [email protected]
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