Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4868-1 flatpak -- security update

Date Reported:
12 Mar 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-21381.
More information:

Anton Lydike discovered that sandbox restrictions in Flatpak, an application deployment framework for desktop apps, could be bypassed via a malicious .desktop file.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.5-0+deb10u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your flatpak packages.

For the detailed security status of flatpak please refer to its security tracker page at: