Debian Security Advisory DSA 3895-1 (flatpak - security update)

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

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 months ago

Summary

It was discovered that Flatpak, an application deployment framework for desktop apps insufficiently restricted file permissinons in third-party repositories, which could result in privilege escalation.

Affected Software

Affected Software

flatpak on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.5-2+deb9u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.7-1. We recommend that you upgrade your flatpak packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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