Microsoft Discovers New Privilege Escalation Flaws in Linux Operating System

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Microsoft on Tuesday disclosed a set of two privilege escalation vulnerabilities in the Linux operating system that could potentially allow threat actors to carry out an array of nefarious activities.
Collectively called “Nimbuspwn,” the flaws “can be chained together to gain root privileges on Linux systems, allowing attackers to deploy payloads, like a root backdoor, and perform other