Stack Clash flaws blow local root holes in loads of top Linux programs – The Register

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Stack Clash flaws blow local root holes in loads of top Linux programs
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Powerful programs run daily by users of Linux and other flavors of Unix are riddled with holes that can be exploited by logged-in miscreants to gain root privileges, researchers at Qualys have warned. Essentially, it's possible to pull off a "Stack
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