Image Source: thestack.com Intel identified eight security vulnerabilities and released security advisory last week, affecting Intel core CPU technologies Intel Management Engine (ME), Server Platform Service (SPS) and Trusted Execution Engine (TXE). These vulnerabilities allow an unauthorized process to access privileged content, attackers with local or remote admin access to the system to execute arbitrary […]

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Dirty COW (CVE-2016-5195) is a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, which allows an unprivileged local user to gain write access to otherwise read-only memory mappings, and thus increases their privileges on the system. The vulnerability is nicknamed Dirty COW because the issue is caused by a race condition in the way kernel handles […]

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