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GNOME users at risk of RCE attack (CVE-2023-43641)

If you’re running GNOME on you Linux system(s), you are probably open to remote code execution attacks via a booby-trapped file, thanks to a memory corruption …

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“Looney Tunables” bug allows root access on Linux distros (CVE-2023-4911)

A vulnerability (CVE-2023-4911) in the GNU C Library (aka “glibc”) can be exploited by attackers to gain root privileges on many popular Linux distributions, …

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PolKit vulnerability can give attackers root on many Linux distros (CVE-2021-4034)

A memory corruption vulnerability (CVE-2021-4034) in PolKit, a component used in major Linux distributions and some Unix-like operating systems, can be easily exploited by …

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Researchers flag 7-years-old privilege escalation flaw in Linux kernel (CVE-2021-33909)

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 …

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Sudo vulnerability allows attackers to gain root privileges on Linux systems (CVE-2021-3156)

A vulnerability (CVE-2021-3156) in sudo, a powerful and near-ubiquitous open-source utility used on major Linux and Unix-like operating systems, could allow any unprivileged …

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PPP Daemon flaw opens Linux distros, networking devices to takeover attacks

A vulnerability (CVE-2020-8597) in the Point-to-Point Protocol Daemon (pppd) software, which comes installed on many Linux-based and Unix-like operating systems and networking …

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Snapd flaw gives attackers root access on Linux systems

A vulnerability affecting Snapd – a package installed by default in Ubuntu and used by other Linux distributions such as Debian, OpenSUSE, Arch Linux, Fedora and Solus …

A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, 6th Edition

An increasing number of advanced users are drawn to open source solutions as an alternative to Microsoft Windows. The popular free Linux distribution Fedora and it's big …

WineHQ database breached; Fedora Project forces password change

Following last month’s compromises of the primary repository for the Linux kernel source code and the websites and infrastructure of the Linux Foundation comes the news …

Fedora 14 released

The free open source operating system distribution Fedora 14 is now available for download. Fedora 14 includes several new features for developers, system administrators and …

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