Oracle Linux 7 : flatpak (ELSA-2018-2766)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117767


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:2766 :

An update for flatpak is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Flatpak is a system for building, distributing, and running sandboxed desktop applications on Linux.

Security Fix(es) :

* flatpak: sandbox escape in D-Bus filtering by a crafted authentication handshake (CVE-2018-6560)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.


Update the affected flatpak packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117767

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-2766.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/27

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

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

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:oracle:linux:flatpak, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:flatpak-builder, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:flatpak-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:flatpak-libs, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6560

RHSA: 2018:2766