CVE-2021-32792

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CVE-2021-32792 is a vulnerability that was discovered in May 2021 and affects the Linux kernel. The flaw was found in the implementation of the BPF (Berkeley Packet Filter) subsystem, which is used for network packet filtering and other operations. The vulnerability allows an attacker to bypass certain security protections and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges, potentially leading to a full compromise of the affected system. The vulnerability was first reported on May 20, 2021, and patches were released shortly thereafter by several Linux distributions, including Red Hat, Debian, and Ubuntu. However, it is possible that some systems may still be vulnerable if they have not yet applied the necessary updates. In order to exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to have access to a vulnerable system and be able to run arbitrary code on it. This could be achieved through a variety of means, such as gaining access via a separate vulnerability or tricking a user into running malicious code. Therefore, it is important for Linux system administrators to ensure that all available patches are applied as soon as possible to prevent exploitation of this vulnerability.
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Debian LTS: DLA-3409-1: libapache2-mod-auth-openidc security update...