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RHSA-2022:1898-Security Advisory


Fapolicyd (File Access Policy Daemon) implements application whitelisting to decide file access rights. Applications that are known via a reputation source are allowed access while unknown applications are not. The daemon makes use of the kernel's fanotify interface to determine file access rights. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: fapolicyd (1.1). (BZ#1939379) Security Fix(es): fapolicyd: fapolicyd wrongly prepares path (CVE-2022-1117) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 Release Notes linked from the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:

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