Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3239-2
21st March, 2017
eglibc, glibc regression
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
USN-3239-1 introduced a regression in the GNU C Library.
- eglibc – GNU C Library
- glibc – GNU C Library
USN-3239-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the GNU C Library. Unfortunately,
the fix for CVE-2015-5180 introduced an internal ABI change within
the resolver library. This update reverts the change. We apologize
for the inconvenience.
Please note that long-running services that were restarted to compensate
for the USN-3239-1 update may need to be restarted again.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that the GNU...Read More