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GNU glibc Vulnerability
« on: February 17, 2016, 05:12:23 PM »
 

National Cyber Awareness System:
https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2016/02/17/GNU-glibc-Vulnerability
GNU glibc Vulnerability
02/17/2016 05:27 PM EST

Original release date: February 17, 2016
GNU glibc contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in the DNS resolver. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.
Users and administrators are encouraged to review Vulnerability Note VU#457759 and the glibc Project Notification for additional details and to refer to their respective Linux or Unix-based OS vendor for an appropriate patch.
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