CVE-2021-4034 Local Privilege Escalation



CVE-2021-4034 Proof of concept for pwnkit vulnerability. Local privilege escalation via pkexec

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Run locally

make all && ./pwnkit && make clean

Run in docker

# Build the docker image
docker build -t pwnkit .

# Run the exploit
docker run -it pwnkit bash
make all && ./pwnkit && make clean

Detect using snyk-cli

snyk container test pwnkit:latest --file=Dockerfile


The CVE-2021-4034 Poc is a github repository by PwnFunction