openSUSE Security Update : flatpak (openSUSE-2018-139)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106663


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for flatpak to version 0.8.9 fixes security issues and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2018-6560: sandbox escape in the flatpak dbus proxy (boo#1078923)

- CVE-2017-9780: Malicious apps could have included inappropriate permissions (boo#1078989)

- old-style eavesdropping in the dbus proxy (boo#1078993)

This update also includes all upstream improvements and fixes in this stable release series.


Update the affected flatpak packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106663

File Name: openSUSE-2018-139.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/08

Updated: 2018/03/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flatpak, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flatpak-builder, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flatpak-builder-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flatpak-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flatpak-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flatpak-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libflatpak0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libflatpak0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:typelib-1_0-Flatpak-1_0, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9780, CVE-2018-6560