Entrance to the Red Hat headquarters. The company's distributions of Linux kernels appear to be particularly susceptible to vulnerabilities unearthed recently. (Red Hat)

Three recently unearthed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel, located in the iSCSI module used for accessing shared data storage facilities, could allow root privileges to anyone with a user account.

The trio of flaws – CVE-2021-27363, CVE-2021-27364 and CVE-2021-27365 – have lurked in Linux code since 2006 without detection until GRIMM researchers discovered them.

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