How To Patch Linux Servers Against the Glibc GHOST Vulnerability # CVE-2015-0235

What is the vulnerability? During a code audit Qualys researchers discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in Glibc's __nss_hostname_digits_dots() function, which is used by the gethostbyname() and gethostbyname2() Glibc function calls. A remote attacker able to make an application call either of these functions could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of… Continue reading How To Patch Linux Servers Against the Glibc GHOST Vulnerability # CVE-2015-0235