The Polkit vulnerability (CVE-2021-4034) is a critical vulnerability impacting every major Linux distribution. Its attack vector allows privilege escalation and can even give the attacker root access. Exploit and mitigate this vulnerability in this hands-on course that gives you the skills you need to protect your organization.
This course specifically covers a critical vulnerability that could affect your organization. By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Define the Polkit vulnerability, describe its root cause, and communicate its significance to key organizational stakeholders
- Exploit the vulnerability with publicly available exploit code
- Mitigate the vulnerability using multiple different methods