The Linux operating system kernel has been patched against yet another flaw that leaves servers in some shared Web hosting environments susceptible to hijacking.
The vulnerability, formally cataloged as CVE-2014-3153, is located in the futex subsystem of Linux, according to an advisory published Thursday by Debian, a distributor of the open source OS. The flaw allows untrusted users with unprivileged system access to escalate their control. From there ...
Full article at: Ars Technica
Jun 5 2014, 1:38pm CDT