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Linux distros haunted by Polkit-geist for 12+ years: Bug grants root access to any user

Wednesday January 26, 2022. 02:02 AM , from TheRegister
What happens when argc is zero and a SUID program doesn't care? Let's find out!
Linux vendors on Tuesday issued patches for a memory corruption vulnerability in a component called polkit that allows an unprivileged logged-in user to gain full root access on a system in its default configuration.…
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