Top Linux Distributions Attacked by Hackers Exploiting This Major Flaw

A high severity flaw has been present in many Linux endpoints for two years, potentially allowing threat actors to execute malicious code with elevated privileges.

According to cybersecurity researchers from the Qualys Threat Research Unit, who shared in their article, the flaw is tracked as CVE-2023-4911. This is a buffer overflow weakness in the dynamic loader of the GNU C library (glibc), first introduced with glibc 2.34, back in April 2021.

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