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CVE-2017-8921

CVE information

Published

5 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

CVSSv3.1 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

In FlightGear before 2017.2.1, the FGCommand interface allows overwriting any file the user has write access to, but not with arbitrary data: only with the contents of a FlightGear flightplan (XML). A resource such as a malicious third-party aircraft could exploit this to damage files belonging to the user. Both this issue and CVE-2016-9956 are directory traversal vulnerabilities in Autopilot/route_mgr.cxx - this one exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9956..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
Partial

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.5/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
None
Impact Score
3.6/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
High
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:flightgear:flightgear:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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