Bug 1485913 (CVE-2017-13709) - CVE-2017-13709 flightgear: Arbitrary file overwrite via resource affecting global Property Tree
Summary: CVE-2017-13709 flightgear: Arbitrary file overwrite via resource affecting gl...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2017-13709
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1485915
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-08-28 12:25 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:19 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: flightgear 2017.3.1
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:22:21 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-08-28 12:25:57 UTC
In FlightGear before version 2017.3.1, Main/logger.cxx in the FGLogger
subsystem allows one to overwrite any file via a resource that affects
the contents of the global Property Tree.

Upstream fix:

https://sourceforge.net/p/flightgear/flightgear/ci/c7a2aef59979af3e9ff22daabb37bdaadb91cd75/
https://sourceforge.net/p/flightgear/flightgear/ci/2a5e3d06b2c0d9f831063afe7e7260bca456d679/

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-08-28 12:26:53 UTC
Created FlightGear tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1485915]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:22:21 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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