RHEL 7 : flatpak (RHSA-2018:2766)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117777


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


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 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117777

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2766.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/27

Updated: 2019/10/24

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:flatpak, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flatpak-builder, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flatpak-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flatpak-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flatpak-libs, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6560

RHSA: 2018:2766