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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 […]

Vulnerability in Debian 10 SolusVM Templates – You Need to Take Action

Tags: , , , Date/Time: February 3, 2021 @ 4:51 pm, by raindog308

SolusVM is a popular virtualization management solution used by many VPS providers.  It’s a familiar control panel for end users, who use it to setup their VPSes.  Most providers offer templates, which are pre-configured Linux systems based on the most common distros – CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Arch, etc. These templates are provided by SolusVM.  Unfortunately, […]