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Network Security Thu Jun 01 2017 08:28:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- A high-severity vulnerability has been reported in Linux that could be exploited by a low privilege attacker to gain full root access on an affected system. The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2017-1000367, was discovered by researchers at Qualys Se
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