Azure Security Center can detect emerging vulnerabilities in Linux

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1/29/2019 5:09:22 PM

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Recently a new flaw was discovered in PolKit - a component which controls system-wide privileges in Unix OS. This vulnerability potentially allows unprivileged account to have root permission. In this blog post, we will focus on the recent vulnerability, demonstrate how attacker can easily abuse and weaponize it.