GLSA-201701-62 : Firejail: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 96748


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-62 (Firejail: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Firejail. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96748

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-62.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/25

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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


Base Score: 9

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

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: 2017/01/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5180, CVE-2017-5206, CVE-2017-5207

GLSA: 201701-62