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Dirty Pipe vulnerability in Linux

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A critical security vulnerability in the Linux kernel has been detected, which allows a user to get write access to a file, it shouldn’t have write access to, by using pipes for data streams and the Linux filesystem page cache. The vulnerability is hence called “Dirty Pipe“, otherwise given the ID CVE-2022-0847. The vulnerability affects Linux from version 5.8 on, hence Linux...

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