[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
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
- 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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