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Debian LTS: DLA-2554-1: firejail security update

Date 11 Feb 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Roman Fiedler discovered a vulnerability in the OverlayFS code in firejail, a sandbox program to restrict the running environment of untrusted applications, which could result in root privilege escalation. This update disables OverlayFS support in firejail.

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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2554-1              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Utkarsh Gupta
February 11, 2021                           https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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Package        : firejail
Version        : 0.9.44.8-2+deb9u2
CVE ID         : CVE-2021-26910

Roman Fiedler discovered a vulnerability in the OverlayFS code in
firejail, a sandbox program to restrict the running environment of
untrusted applications, which could result in root privilege
escalation. This update disables OverlayFS support in firejail.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
0.9.44.8-2+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your firejail packages.

For the detailed security status of firejail please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/firejail

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

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