[USN-4588-1] FlightGear vulnerability

Paulo Flabiano Smorigo pfsmorigo at canonical.com
Wed Oct 21 16:58:41 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4588-1
October 19, 2020

flightgear vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


FlightGear could be made to crash if it received specially crafted

Software Description:
- flightgear: Flight Gear Flight Simulator


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 LTS:
  flightgear                      3.4.0-3ubuntu1.1

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


Package Information:
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