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VU#600671: PCAUSA Rawether for Windows local privilege escalation

Vulnerability Note VU#600671 PCAUSA Rawether for Windows local privilege escalation Original Release date: 21 Mar 2017 | Last revised: 21 Mar 2017

Old Linux kernel security bug bites

A Linux developer discovered a serious security hole that's been hiding for years in an out-of-date driver.

Leading Linux distros dawdle as kernel flaw persists

A local privilege esclation flaw has been fixed in the Linux kernel, but several upstream distributions have yet to release updates.Administrators should plan on...

Virtual machine escape fetches $105,000 at Pwn2Own hacking contest [updated]

Enlarge (credit: Heather Katsoulis) Contestants at this year's Pwn2Own hacking competition in Vancouver just pulled off an unusually impressive feat: they compromised Microsoft's...

Dormant Linux kernel vulnerability finally slayed

Just, er, eight years later A recently resolved vulnerability in the Linux kernel that had the potential to allow an attacker to gain privilege...

Android gets patches for critical OpenSSL, mediaserver, and kernel driver flaws

A five-month-old flaw in Android's SSL cryptographic libraries is among the 35 critical vulnerabilities Google fixed in its March security patches for the mobile...

IDG Contributor Network: Install Linux kernel 4.10.1 in Ubuntu and Linux...

Install Linux kernel 4.10.1 in Ubuntu and Linux Mint Linux kernel 4.10.1 was released a few days ago, and now you can install it on...

3 little things in Linux 4.10 that will make a big...

Linux never sleeps. Linus Torvalds is already hard at work pulling together changes for the next version of the kernel (4.11).But with 4.10 now out,...

Google breaks SHA-1 web crypto for good but Torvalds plays down...

Researchers' SHA-1 collision spells the end of the cryptographic hashing algorithm for the web, but Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds says not to worry...

Impact of New Linux Kernel DCCP Vulnerability Limited

Existing mitigations and limitations around a newly disclosed Linux kernel vulnerability in the DCCP module mute the potential impact of local attacks.

Linux’s decade-old flaw: Major distros move to patch serious kernel bug

Google fuzzer helps find 11-year-old memory-corruption flaw in the Linux kernel.

Linux kernel gets patch for 11-year-old local-root-hole security bug

DCCP code cockup lay unnoticed since 2005 Eleven years ago or thereabouts, the Linux kernel got support for the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol –...