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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for firejail (DLA-3061-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 month ago

Modified

Modified

1 month ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'firejail' package(s) announced via the DLA-3061-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Matthias Gerstner discovered that the --join option of Firejail, a sandbox to restrict an application environment, was susceptible to local privilege escalation to root.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'firejail' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.58.2-2+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your firejail packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)