CVE-2017-5207

NameCVE-2017-5207
DescriptionFirejail before 0.9.44.4, when running a bandwidth command, allows local users to gain root privileges via the --shell argument.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs850528

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firejail (PTS)stretch0.9.44.8-2fixed
stretch (security)0.9.44.8-2+deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)0.9.58.2-2+deb10u2fixed
bullseye0.9.64.4-2fixed
bookworm, sid0.9.66-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firejailsource(unstable)0.9.44.4-1850528

Notes

https://github.com/netblue30/firejail/issues/1023
Fixed by: https://github.com/netblue30/firejail/commit/5d43fdcd215203868d440ffc42036f5f5ffc89fc
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/07/3

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems