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GNU glibc Vulnerability

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.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

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