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A firejail security update has been released for SUSE Enterprise Linux 15 SP3.

openSUSE-SU-2022:10015-1: important: Security update for firejail

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for firejail

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2022:10015-1
Rating: important
References: #1199148
Cross-References: CVE-2022-31214
CVSS scores:
CVE-2022-31214 (NVD) : 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:
openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP3

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for firejail fixes the following issues:

firejail was updated to version 0.9.70:

-CVE-2022-31214: - root escalation in --join logic (boo#1199148) Reported
by Matthias Gerstner, working exploit code was provided to our
development team. In the same time frame, the problem was independently
reported by Birk Blechschmidt. Full working exploit code was also

- feature: enable shell tab completion with --tab (#4936)
- feature: disable user profiles at compile time (#4990)
- feature: Allow resolution of .local names with avahi-daemon in the
- profile (#5088)
- feature: always log seccomp errors (#5110)
- feature: firecfg --guide, guided user configuration (#5111)
- feature: --oom, kernel OutOfMemory-killer (#5122)
- modif: --ids feature needs to be enabled at compile time (#5155)
- modif: --nettrace only available to root user
- rework: whitelist restructuring (#4985)
- rework: firemon, speed up and lots of fixes
- bugfix: --private-cwd not expanding macros, broken hyperrogue (#4910)
- bugfix: nogroups + wrc prints confusing messages (#4930 #4933)
- bugfix: openSUSE Leap - (#4954)
- bugfix: fix printing in evince (#5011)
- bugfix: gcov: fix gcov functions always declared as dummy (#5028)
- bugfix: Stop warning on safe supplementary group clean (#5114)
- build: remove ultimately unused INSTALL and RANLIB check macros (#5133)
- build: pass remaining arguments to ./configure (#5154)
- ci: replace centos (EOL) with almalinux (#4912)
- ci: fix --version not printing compile-time features (#5147)
- ci: print version after install & fix apparmor support on build_apparmor
- docs: Refer to firejail.config in configuration files (#4916)
- docs: firejail.config: add warning about allow-tray (#4946)
- docs: mention that the protocol command accumulates (#5043)
- docs: mention inconsistent homedir bug involving --private=dir (#5052)
- docs: mention capabilities(7) on --caps (#5078)
- new profiles: onionshare, onionshare-cli, opera-developer, songrec
- new profiles: node-gyp, npx, semver, ping-hardened
- removed profiles: nvm

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2022-10015=1

Package List:

- openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP3 (aarch64 i586 ppc64le s390x x86_64):