Security bug in Linux kernel netfilter lets attackers gain root access

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Security bug in Linux kernel netfilter lets attackers gain root access
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Security bug in Linux kernel netfilter lets attackers gain root access

The vulnerability affects Linux kernel versions 5.4 through 5.6.10

Sophos researcher Nick Gregory has uncovered a dangerous security bug in Linux's netfilter application which could enable a local attacker to escalate privileges on vulnerable machines and carry ou...

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