A new vulnerability has been found in glibc. This library is used in every linux system. It is recommended that everyone updates their servers with a new patched glibc version.

To install updates do:

For debian/ubuntu based operating systems: apt-get update ; apt-get upgrade

For redhat/centos based operating systems: yum update

It would be a good idea to reboot your server after installing glibc updates.

For more information about this particular vulnerability you can read here - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2015-7547

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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