Upstream information

CVE-2017-5180 at MITRE


Firejail before and 0.9.38.x LTS before LTS does not consider the .Xauthority case during its attempt to prevent accessing user files with an euid of zero, which allows local users to conduct sandbox-escape attacks via vectors involving a symlink and the --private option.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1018259 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1059013 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1086936 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1118161 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • firejail >= 0.9.66-1.2
  • firejail-bash-completion >= 0.9.66-1.2
  • firejail-zsh-completion >= 0.9.66-1.2

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Jan 4 19:15:21 2017
CVE page last modified: Sat Jun 15 23:21:44 2024