Jan. 31, 2024, 6:02 p.m. |

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Originally published by Sysdig.Written by Daniele Linguaglossa. Recently, Qualys discovered and reported a critical vulnerability affecting the popular GLIBC ecosystem, which is installed by default on most Linux-based operating systems. Specifically, a buffer overflow was found in the code responsible for handling special environment variables during the startup of a process which can result in a local privilege escalation. Fortunately, exploitation of this vulnerability can be detected. In...

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