HOW TO Fix CVE-2021-44731 (OH SNAP!)- A PRIVILEGE ESCALATION VULNERABILITY IN SNAP PACKAGE MANAGER
On 17th Feb 2022, the Qualys Research Team published a post that says the research team has identified multiple vulnerabilities in the snap-confine function, a program used in Snap package manager to construct the execution environment for snap applications. The team says the vulnerability, tracking as CVE-2021-44731, is the most critical of all in the list, which can be abused to perform privilege escalation attacks and obtain full root privileges on the default installation of Debian/Ubuntu Linux distributions.
1. What Are Snap Package Manager, Snaps, Snapd, And Snap-confine? 2. Summary Of Other Vulnerabilities Disclosed With Snap-Confine Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability: 3. PoC Of CVE-2021-44731 (Oh Snap!)- A Privilege Escalation Vulnerability In Snap Package Manager 4. How To Detect CVE-2021-44731 (Oh Snap!)? 5. How To Fix CVE-2021-44731- A Privilege Escalation Vulnerability In Snap Package Manager?