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(374w) Flatpak 0.8.2 Security Fix Improves the Linux Application Sandboxing Framework

Flatpak 0.8.2 is a security fix release that needs to be installed on your computer immediately, as it addresses a critical bug where various of the bind-mounts the framework implements on your system could have been modified. These include system fonts, extensions, machine-id, localtime, and resolv.conf. Flatpak 0.8.2 comes about 11 days after the first maintenance update in the series, so it’s not a major release as it only fixes some bugs and adds various small improvements. For example, a few new configuration options have been added to allow developers who want to package their apps as Flatpaks to choose where to install D-Bus configs.