Tagged: Linux Kernel


CVE-2023-6817: Linux Kernel NetFilter Flaw Opens Root Access

Recently, a significant security vulnerability in the Linux NetFilter kernel has been discovered, allowing unprivileged local users to escalate their privileges, allowing complete control over a system. This flaw, designated as CVE-2023-6817, poses a...

SLAM vulnerability

SLAM: A Looming Threat to Intel and AMD CPUs

In the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity, a new, potent threat has surfaced, challenging the perceived boundaries of hardware security. This threat, known as SLAM (Spectre based on Linear Address Masking), emerges from the intersection...