Linux vendors rush to patch privilege escalation flaw after root exploits emerge

    Date25 Jan 2012
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Linux vendors are rushing to patch a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel that can be exploited by local attackers to gain root access on the system. The vulnerability, which is identified as CVE-2012-0056, was discovered by J
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