Tag: snap

  • Ubuntu and other Linux distros at risk from Oh Snap! More Lemmings security exploit

    Ubuntu and other Linux distros at risk from Oh Snap! More Lemmings security exploit

    Security researchers from Qualys have issued a warning about a Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Discovered in the snap-confine function of Canonical’s Snap package manager. Known as Oh Snap! More Lemmings and tracked as CVE-2021-44731, the collection of security flaws can be exploited to gain root privileges. See also: Microsoft is testing an annoying desktop watermark…

  • Hackaday Links: November 21, 2021

    Hackaday Links: November 21, 2021

    As the most spendiest time of the year quickly approaches, it’s great to understand that your hard-earned cash does not need to go towards presents that are most likely still being in the dank holds of container ships sitting at anchor off the coast of California. A minimum of not if you go shopping the…