|Related CVEs||CVE-2020-16121 CVE-2020-16122|
Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in packagekit, a package management service.
Vaisha Bernard discovered that PackageKit incorrectly handled certain methods. A local attacker could use this issue to learn the MIME type of any file on the system.
Sami Niemimäki discovered that PackageKit incorrectly handled local deb packages. A local user could possibly use this issue to install untrusted packages, contrary to expectations.
For Debian 8 jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1-2+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your packagekit packages.
Further information about Extended LTS security advisories can be found at: https://deb.freexian.com/extended-lts/