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CVE-2012-2090

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-03-09
Bugzilla: 811617: CVE-2012-2090 SimGear, FlightGear: Multiple format string flaws

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2090 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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