Upstream information

CVE-2019-8308 at MITRE


Flatpak before 1.0.7, and 1.1.x and 1.2.x before 1.2.3, exposes /proc in the apply_extra script sandbox, which allows attackers to modify a host-side executable file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 8.2 7.7
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required Low None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Changed Changed
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1125431 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • flatpak >= 0.10.4-4.10.1
  • flatpak-devel >= 0.10.4-4.10.1
  • libflatpak0 >= 0.10.4-4.10.1
  • typelib-1_0-Flatpak-1_0 >= 0.10.4-4.10.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • flatpak >= 0.10.4-lp150.8.1
  • flatpak-devel >= 0.10.4-lp150.8.1
  • libflatpak0 >= 0.10.4-lp150.8.1
  • typelib-1_0-Flatpak-1_0 >= 0.10.4-lp150.8.1

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS flatpak Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 flatpak Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ESPOS flatpak Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS flatpak Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 flatpak Released