Nov. 14, 2023, 4:05 p.m. | MalBot

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Executive Summary

The Black Lotus Labs team has discovered a highly unique piece of malware designed to compromise the security of the extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF) functionality in the Linux kernel of container-based operating systems, like CoreOS. eBPF is a programmable framework that allows users to run code within the kernel of Linux systems, without having to write a kernel-specific module. Named “Elevator” by the malware author, it was created to escape the security restrictions of containers and allow …

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