Dirty COW, the Linux kernel security flaw (CVE-2016-5195)

Dirty COW, the Linux kernel security flaw (CVE-2016-5195), discovered in virtually all Linux Operating system versions. A High priority privilege-escalation vulnerability exists in a section of Linux Kernel, which allows any installed malicious app to gain administrative (root-level) access to a device and completely hijack it. Linux copy-on-write (COW) mechanism broke, and malicious program tamperContinue reading “Dirty COW, the Linux kernel security flaw (CVE-2016-5195)”

Dirty COW, the Linux kernel security flaw (CVE-2016-5195)

( http://bit.ly/2eA7qet ) – Dirty COW, the Linux kernel security flaw (CVE-2016-5195), discovered in virtually all Linux Operating system versions. A High priority privilege-escalation vulnerability exists in a section of Linux Kernel, which allows any installed malicious app to gain administrative (root-level) access to a device and completely hijack it. Linux copy-on-write (COW) mechanism broke,Continue reading “Dirty COW, the Linux kernel security flaw (CVE-2016-5195)”