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FREE Root Shells on Linux Servers Thanks to polkitd Vulnerability

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: January 26, 2022 @ 9:49 am, by raindog308

A new vulnerability that affects many Linux systems has been revealed: Pwnkit. This attack uses a vulnerability in polkitd to allow any user to escalate his privileges to root.  There are patches for major Linux systems: see the LowEndTalk thread.  Thanks to @FoxelVox for posting this on LET. It’s important to note that the vulnerability […]