Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-5167-1 firejail

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DSA-5167-1 firejail -- security update

Date Reported:
22 Jun 2022
Affected Packages:
firejail
Vulnerable:
Yes
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