Descriptionsnap-confine in snapd before 2.38 incorrectly set the ownership of a snap application to the uid and gid of the first calling user. Consequently, that user had unintended access to a private /tmp directory.
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Debian Bugs928052

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
snapd (PTS)buster2.37.4-1vulnerable
buster (security)2.37.4-1+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye2.49-1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid2.54.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - snapd <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - snapd <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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