Flatpak Security Update for Debian 9
Posted on: 02/13/2019 10:08 AM

Updated flatpak packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 9

Flatpak Security Update for Debian 9

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4390-1 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
February 12, 2019 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : flatpak
CVE ID : not yet available
Debian Bug : 922059

It was discovered that Flatpak, an application deployment framework for
desktop apps, insufficiently restricted the execution of "apply_extra"
scripts which could potentially result in privilege escalation.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.9-0+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your flatpak packages.

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

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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