DSA-5167-1 firejail -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Jun 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1012510.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-31214.
- More information:
Matthias Gerstner discovered that the --join option of Firejail, a sandbox to restrict an application environment, was susceptible to local privilege escalation to root.
For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.58.2-2+deb10u3.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.64.4-2+deb11u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your firejail packages.
For the detailed security status of firejail please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/firejail