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Pwning the all Google phone with a non-Google bug

It turns out that the first “all Google” phone includes a non-Google bug. Learn about the details of CVE-2022-38181, a vulnerability in the Arm Mali GPU. Join me on my journey through reporting the vulnerability to the Android security team, and the exploit that used this vulnerability to gain arbitrary kernel code execution and root on a Pixel 6 from an Android app.

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New GitHub CLI extension tools

Support for GitHub CLI extensions has been expanded with new authorship tools and more ways to discover and install custom commands. Learn how to write powerful extensions in Go and find new commands to install.

GitHub Availability Report: December 2022

In December, we did not experience any incidents that resulted in degraded performance across GitHub services. This report sheds light into an incident that impacted customers using GitHub Packages and GitHub Pages in November.

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New GitHub CLI extension tools

Support for GitHub CLI extensions has been expanded with new authorship tools and more ways to discover and install custom commands. Learn how to write powerful extensions in Go and find new commands to install.

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Pwning the all Google phone with a non-Google bug

It turns out that the first “all Google” phone includes a non-Google bug. Learn about the details of CVE-2022-38181, a vulnerability in the Arm Mali GPU. Join me on my journey through reporting the vulnerability to the Android security team, and the exploit that used this vulnerability to gain arbitrary kernel code execution and root on a Pixel 6 from an Android app.

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Passwordless deployments to the cloud

Discovering passwords in our codebase is probably one of our worst fears. But what if you didn’t need passwords at all, and could deploy to your cloud provider another way? In this post, we explore how you can use OpenID Connect to trust your cloud provider, enabling you to deploy easily, securely and safely, while minimizing the operational overhead associated with secrets (for example, key rotations).

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GitHub at the 77th United Nations General Assembly

Read about how the GitHub Social Impact, Tech for Social Good and Policy teams participated in the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, including events we hosted with the World Health Organization and the UN Development Programme.

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