Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3895-1 flatpak -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Jun 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9780.
- More information:
It was discovered that Flatpak, an application deployment framework for desktop apps insufficiently restricted file permissinons in third-party repositories, which could result in privilege escalation.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.5-2+deb9u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.7-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your flatpak packages.