High severity Linux network security holes found, fixed

Young and rising Linux security developer Alexander Popov of Russia’s Positive Technologies discovered and fixed a set of five security holes in the Linux kernel’s virtual socket implementation. An attacker could use these vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-26708) to gain root access and knock out servers in a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Link: High severity Linux network security holes found, fixed
via http://www.zdnet.com

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