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CVE-2018-14634 - Mutagen Astronomy (Affects CentOS, RHEL...)

Discussion in 'CentOS, Redhat & Oracle Linux News' started by rdan, Sep 28, 2018.

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    A serious security vulnerability has been found within the Linux Kernel nicknamed "Mutagen Astronomy" that affects CentOS, RHEL and possible others. This exploit would allow an attacker to exploit a flaw in any SUID-root binary to easily obtain full root privileges.

    It is recommended that users take the necessary precautions immediately. RedHat has already released mitigation instructions referenced below.

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    CVE-2018-14634 - Red Hat Customer Portal

    https://www.qualys.com/2018/09/25/c...ow-linux-create_elf_tables-cve-2018-14634.txt
     
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