Firejail: Multiple vulnerabilities

2016-12-27T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201612-48
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2016-12-27T00:00:00

Description

Background

A SUID program that reduces the risk of security breaches by restricting the running environment of untrusted applications using Linux namespaces and seccomp-bpf.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Firejail. Please review upstream’s release notes below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly bypass sandbox protection, cause a Denial of Service condition, or change a system’s DNS server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Firejail users should switch to the newly added LTS version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/firejail-lts-0.9.38.6"

Users who want to stay on the current branch should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/firejail-0.9.44.2"