Snapd Flaw Lets Attackers Gain Root Access On Linux Systems

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Ubuntu and some other Linux distributions suffer from a severe privilege escalation vulnerability that could allow a local attacker or a malicious program to obtain root privileges and total control over the targeted system. Dubbed "Dirty_Sock" and identified as CVE-2019-7304, the vulnerability was discovered by security researcher Chris Moberly, who privately disclosed it to Canonical, the

source https://thehackernews.com/2019/02/snapd-linux-privilege-escalation.html

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