CVE-2020-16121

NameCVE-2020-16121
DescriptionPackageKit provided detailed error messages to unprivileged callers that exposed information about file presence and mimetype of files that the user would be unable to determine on its own.
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)
ReferencesDLA-2399-1
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs972229

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
packagekit (PTS)stretch1.1.5-2+deb9u1vulnerable
stretch (security)1.1.5-2+deb9u2fixed
buster1.1.12-5vulnerable
bullseye, sid1.2.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
packagekitsourcestretch1.1.5-2+deb9u2DLA-2399-1
packagekitsource(unstable)1.2.1-1972229

Notes

[buster] - packagekit <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/packagekit/+bug/1888887

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