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April 28, 2022, 9:54 p.m. | Julien Maury

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The Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team has revealed several new Linux vulnerabilities collectively dubbed “Nimbuspwn.” Like the Dirty Pipe vulnerability, they only need a local user with low capabilities to elevate privileges, but this time the exploit seems much more specific and focuses on “networkd-dispatcher,” a systemd component that handles connection status changes. The Nimbuspwn […]


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