Microsoft has unearthed two security vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-29799, CVE-2022-29800) in the networkd-dispatcher daemon that may be exploited by attackers to gain root on many Linux endpoints, allowing them to deploy backdoors, malware, ransomware, or …Read More
A 12-year-old security vulnerability has been disclosed in the Linux’s system utility Polkit, which grants attackers root privileges. You should obtain and apply a patch ASAP. Learn more here.
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A vulnerability (CVE-2021-33909) in the Linux kernel’s filesystem layer that may allow local, unprivileged attackers to gain root privileges on a vulnerable host has been unearthed by researchers. “Qualys security researchers have been able to independently verify the vulnerability, develop an exploit, and obtain full root privileges on default installations of Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10, […]
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