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Critical Glibc flaw opens Linux distros, other software and devices to compromise

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Feb 17, 2016.

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    A critical bug has been found to open an unimaginable number of computers, networking and other connected devices to attacks that can result in complete system compromise. Discovered independently by Google and Red Hat researchers, the bug resides in the GNU C Library (aka “glibc”), the open-source implementation of the C and C++ programming language libraries. Glibc is incorporated in practically every major Linux distribution, many embedded systems, devices like routers, many small-device projects, and … More →

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