CVE-2021-44731 Linux privilege escalation bug affects Canonical’s Snap Package Manager


Canonical’s Snap software packaging and deployment system are affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including a privilege escalation flaw tracked as CVE-2021-44731 (CVSS score 7.8).

Snap is a software packaging and deployment system developed by Canonical for operating systems that use the Linux kernel. The packages, called snaps, and the tool for using them, snapd, work across a range of Linux distributions.

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