USN-5753-1: snapd vulnerability
1 December 2022
snapd could be made to run programs as an administrator.
- snapd - Daemon and tooling that enable snap packages
The Qualys Research Team discovered that a race condition existed in the
snapd snap-confine binary when preparing the private /tmp mount for a
snap. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges
and execute arbitrary code.
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.