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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2090

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in FlightGear 2.6 and earlier and SimGear 2.6 and earlier 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 to (1) fgfs/flightgear/src/Cockpit/panel.cxx or (2) fgfs/flightgear/src/Network/generic.cxx, or (3) a scene graph model to simgear/simgear/scene/model/SGText.cxx.
Publish Date : 2012-06-16 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 134

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-2090

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Flightgear Flightgear 1.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Flightgear Flightgear 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Flightgear Flightgear 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Simgear Simgear 1.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Simgear Simgear 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Simgear Simgear 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Flightgear Flightgear 3
Simgear Simgear 3

- References For CVE-2012-2090
XF flightgear-xml-format-string(74791)
GENTOO GLSA-201603-12
MLIST [oss-security] 20120410 Re: CVE Request: FlightGear and Simgear Multiple vulnerabilities
MLIST [Flightgear-devel] 20120320 Re: Flightgear and Simgear multiple format string vulnerabilities
MLIST [Flightgear-devel] 20120309 Flightgear and Simgear multiple format string vulnerabilities

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2090

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