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GHOST glibc remote code execution vulnerability affects all Linux systems

2015/01/27

Threatpost - (International) Researchers with Qualys discovered a critical vulnerability in the Linux GNU C Library (glibc) known as GHOST that can be triggered by the library's gethostbyname functions that could allow attackers to execute code and remotely gain control of Linux machines.

Source: https://threatpost.com/ghost-glibc-remote-code-execution-vulnerability-affects-all-linux-systems/110679

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:15