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Linux Systemd Gives Root Privileges to Invalid Usernames | SecurityWeek.Com

Accepted submission by MrPlow at 2017-07-03 10:52:28

Submitted via IRC for TheMightyBuzzard

A bug in Linux’s systemd causes usernames that start with a digit to be given root privileges, but exploitation is not easy

See, this is why we can't have nice init systems.

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