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Security Alert: Linux glibc resolver vulnerability

Date:
2016-02-18 00:00:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
Current Status:
N/A
Services Affected:
Full Description:
This vulnerability is in reference to Linux systems running the GNU C library (glibc). If you do not run or manage Linux systems, no need to read further. A critical vulnerability has been discovered in glibc, the GNU C library used by many Linux applications, that could allow an attacker to remotely execute code and gain access to the system.