GLSA-201702-03 : Firejail: Privilege escalation

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

https://firejail.wordpress.com/download-2/release-notes/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-48
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-03

Solution :

All Firejail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/firejail-0.9.44.8'
All Firejail-lts users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/firejail-lts-0.9.38.10'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97092 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5940

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