An Overview of the dirtyc0w Vulnerability

Tel Aviv-Yafo Linux Kernel Meetup (KernelTLV)
Tel Aviv-Yafo Linux Kernel Meetup (KernelTLV)
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Gili Yankovitch, the CEO & Chief Security Researcher at Nyx Security Solutions (, will review the dirtyc0w vulnerability (CVE[masked] ( in the Linux kernel memory subsystem. This vulnerability allows an unprivileged user to gain write access to otherwise read-only memory mappings. This talk will explore both the kernel vulnerability and its user space exploit techniques.


19:00-19:15 Arrival
19:15-20:15 dirtyc0w Overview
20:15-20:45 Q&A

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