Vigil@nce - Linux kernel: privilege escalation via Raw Socket Creation
December 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Fedora, Linux, openSUSE Leap, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Consequences: privileged access/rights, data reading, data creation/edition.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 02/10/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can bypass restrictions via Raw Socket Creation of the Linux kernel, in order to escalate his privileges.
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