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vulnerability alert CVE-2019-8308

Flatpak: privilege escalation via apply_extra

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via apply_extra of Flatpak, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, RHEL.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Hacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 13/02/2019.
Références of this threat: CVE-2019-8308, DSA-4390-1, FEDORA-2019-fd9345f44a, RHSA-2019:0375-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-28491.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via apply_extra of Flatpak, in order to escalate his privileges.
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