Descriptionsnapd 2.54.2 and earlier created ~/snap directories in user home directories without specifying owner-only permissions. This could allow a local attacker to read information that should have been private. Fixed in snapd versions 2.54.3+18.04, 2.54.3+20.04 and 2.54.3+21.10.1
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
snapd (PTS)buster, buster (security)2.37.4-1+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye2.49-1+deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm, sid2.54.3-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - snapd <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - snapd <no-dsa> (Minor issue) (2.52) (2.54)

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