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 if you install Windows 11 on unsupported hardware You may have just installed Windows 11, but Microsoft could be readying Windows 12 Microsoft has updated the data wiping tool in Windows 10 and Windows 11… and now it leaves behind data Introducing its findings, the… [Continue Reading]

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