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Azure users running Linux VMs may not be aware they have a severely vulnerable piece of management software installed on their machine by Microsoft, which can be remotely exploited in an incredibly surprising and equally stupid way. "This is a textbook RCE vulnerability that you would expect to see in the 90's -- it's highly unusual to have one crop up in 2021 that can expose millions of endpoints," Wiz security researcher Nir Ohfeld wrote.