Mageia 2022-0131: flatpak security update | LinuxSecurity.com
MGASA-2022-0131 - Updated flatpak packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 09 Apr 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0131.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2021-43860,
     CVE-2022-21682

Flatpak doesn't properly validate that the permissions displayed to the
user for an app at install time match the actual permissions granted to
the app at runtime, in the case that there's a null byte in the metadata
file of an app. (CVE-2021-43860)
Path traversal vulnerability (CVE-2022-21682)
Various other fixes and enhancements included in update to version 1.12.7.

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29885
- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/security/advisories/GHSA-qpjc-vq3c-572j
- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/security/advisories/GHSA-8ch7-5j3h-g4fx
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/APFTBYGJJVJPFVHRXUW5PII5XOAFI4KH/
- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/1.10.7
- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/1.12.4
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/G4SGDDYLN2BFKCHIDCXL2QTDVHPMZZM4/
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/IXKBERLJRYV7KXKGXOLI6IOXVBQNN4DP/
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/UELF5NVMHRQ45DEBIRQGIVCV4PADFC37/
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/F46WFOXXRE63UMMTLQB2FOJT4KLI5AR7/
- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/1.12.5
- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/1.12.6
- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/T4OG73MX3JPZBHYMUXUULPTVL7ZOOTZ5/
- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/1.12.7
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-43860
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-21682

SRPMS:
- 8/core/flatpak-1.12.7-1.mga8
- 8/core/discover-5.20.4-3.3.mga8
- 8/core/gnome-software-3.38.0-2.1.mga8
- 8/core/xdg-desktop-portal-kde-5.20.4-2.1.mga8

Mageia 2022-0131: flatpak security update

Flatpak doesn't properly validate that the permissions displayed to the user for an app at install time match the actual permissions granted to the app at runtime, in the case that...

Summary

Flatpak doesn't properly validate that the permissions displayed to the user for an app at install time match the actual permissions granted to the app at runtime, in the case that there's a null byte in the metadata file of an app. (CVE-2021-43860) Path traversal vulnerability (CVE-2022-21682) Various other fixes and enhancements included in update to version 1.12.7.

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29885

- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/security/advisories/GHSA-qpjc-vq3c-572j

- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/security/advisories/GHSA-8ch7-5j3h-g4fx

- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/APFTBYGJJVJPFVHRXUW5PII5XOAFI4KH/

- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/1.10.7

- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/1.12.4

- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/G4SGDDYLN2BFKCHIDCXL2QTDVHPMZZM4/

- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/IXKBERLJRYV7KXKGXOLI6IOXVBQNN4DP/

- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/UELF5NVMHRQ45DEBIRQGIVCV4PADFC37/

- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/F46WFOXXRE63UMMTLQB2FOJT4KLI5AR7/

- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/1.12.5

- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/1.12.6

- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/T4OG73MX3JPZBHYMUXUULPTVL7ZOOTZ5/

- https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/1.12.7

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-43860

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-21682

Resolution

MGASA-2022-0131 - Updated flatpak packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 8/core/flatpak-1.12.7-1.mga8

- 8/core/discover-5.20.4-3.3.mga8

- 8/core/gnome-software-3.38.0-2.1.mga8

- 8/core/xdg-desktop-portal-kde-5.20.4-2.1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 09 Apr 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0131.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2021-43860, CVE-2022-21682

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