GLSA-201612-48 : Firejail: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96128


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-48 (Firejail: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Firejail. Please review upstream’s release notes below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly bypass sandbox protection, cause a Denial of Service condition, or change a system’s DNS server.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Firejail users should switch to the newly added LTS version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/firejail-lts-' Users who want to stay on the current branch should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/firejail-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96128

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201612-48.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/27

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firejail, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firejail-lts, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/27

Reference Information

GLSA: 201612-48