GLSA-201702-03 : Firejail: Privilege escalation

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-03
(Firejail: Privilege escalation)

The unaffected packages listed in GLSA 201612-48 had an incomplete fix
as reported by Sebastian Krahmer of SuSE. This has been properly patched
in the latest releases.

Impact :

An attacker could possibly bypass sandbox protection, cause a Denial of
Service condition, or escalate privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Firejail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/firejail-'
All Firejail-lts users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/firejail-lts-'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97092 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5940

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