USN-4951-1: Flatpak vulnerability
12 May 2021
A Flatpak application could access files that it would not normally be permitted to access.
- flatpak - Application deployment framework for desktop apps
Anton Lydike discovered that Flatpak did not properly handle special tokens
in desktop files. An attacker could use this to specially craft a Flatpak
application that could escape sandbox confinement.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.