Snapd (Dirty Sock) Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

A privilege escalation vulnerability referred as “Dirty Sock” has been identified in the default installations of Ubuntu Linux. The actual vulnerability is in the Snapd daemon (snapd REST API), which is included by default with all recent Ubuntu versions and probably other Linux distros. Dirty Sock is a local privilege escalation flaw that lets attackers … Continue reading “Snapd (Dirty Sock) Privilege Escalation Vulnerability”