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New Linux bug gives root on all major distros, exploit released

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Via Bleeping Computer at New Linux bug gives root on all major distros, exploit released:

--- Quote ---A new Linux vulnerability known as 'Dirty Pipe' allows local users to gain root privileges through publicly available exploits.

Today, security researcher Max Kellermann responsibly disclosed the 'Dirty Pipe' vulnerability and stated that it affects Linux Kernel 5.8 and later versions, even on Android devices.
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