The new Linux-based ransomware is only the latest to target VMware ESXi servers.
Microsoft researchers found a group of vulnerabilities dubbed Nimbuspwn in a Linux service named networkd-dispatcher that can lead to root privileges.
A serious kernel bug (CVE-2022-0847) that allows an attacker to write any data to an arbitrary file has been fixed in Linux and Android.
A remotely exploitable stack overflow (CVE-2022-0435) in the TIPC module of the Linux kernel has been patched.
A local privilege escalation bug in the Polkit Linux component could allow an attacker to gain root privileges with a simple exploit.