Enhance cybersecurity awareness and survivability for DoD, industry partners, and academia in the face of the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity (CS) includes managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information and the systems and processes used for those purposes, including analog and physical form. CS includes information availability, identification and authentication, confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation as well as the economic considerations with respect to selection of CS techniques, CS processes, and industry trends.
Privilege Escalation Flaw in Linux
A critical flaw in X.Org Server package has recently been discovered by an Indian security researcher. The flaw impacts OpenBSD as well as most Linux distribution, which include Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat, and Fedora. Xorg X server is a popular open-source implementation of the X11 system. The flaw was tracked as CVE-2018-14665 and was undetected for almost two years. https://thehackernews.com/2018/10/privilege-escalation-linux.html
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