2124761 - Ghost glibc Security Vulnerability | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2124761 - Ghost glibc Security Vulnerability

Symptom

  • A highly critical vulnerability has been unearthed in the GNU C Library (glibc). This is a widely used component and the vulnerabilty may allow attackers to execute malicious code and remotely gain control of Linux machines.  This attack can be triggered by the library's gethostbyname family of functions

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Environment

  • Any Linux system which has an unpatched glibc can be affected.

Keywords

KBA , BC-OP-LNX-RH , Red Hat Linux , Problem

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