A new critical vulnerability has been identified, affecting the memory region called the ‘stack’ in multiple systems, including Linux.

Attackers may use this vulnerability to corrupt the memory and execute code at their discretion.

If you’re using RedHat-based systems or Debian, you can read more about it, including how to patch, here:

https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/stackguard

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3889

 

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