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    Fedora 32: flatpak 2021-f807eb480a

    Date 18 Jan 2021
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    This is a security update that fixes a sandbox escape where a malicious application can execute code outside the sandbox by controlling the environment of the "flatpak run" command when spawning a sub-sandbox. See the advisory for details: https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/security/advisories/GHSA-4ppf- fxf6-vxg2
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2021-f807eb480a
    2021-01-19 01:50:48.910487
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    Name        : flatpak
    Product     : Fedora 32
    Version     : 1.8.5
    Release     : 1.fc32
    URL         : https://flatpak.org/
    Summary     : Application deployment framework for desktop apps
    Description :
    flatpak is a system for building, distributing and running sandboxed desktop
    applications on Linux. See https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/SandboxedApps for
    more information.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    This is a security update that fixes a sandbox escape where a malicious
    application can execute code outside the sandbox by controlling the environment
    of the "flatpak run" command when spawning a sub-sandbox.  See the advisory for
    details:   https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/security/advisories/GHSA-4ppf-
    fxf6-vxg2
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Thu Jan 14 2021 Kalev Lember  - 1.8.5-1
    - Update to 1.8.5
    * Wed Nov 18 2020 David King  - 1.8.3-2
    - Drop obsolete Requires on system-release
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    This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
    su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2021-f807eb480a' at the command
    line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
    https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label
    
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    https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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