Security Vulnerability in glibc DNS
It's a really bad one.
Posted on February 22, 2016 at 2:30 PM
I see that a critical "GNU cpio" update has been released: 2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu1.2 (http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/package/core/trusty/main/updates/cpio).
The Linux Mint update manager says that it is "Not Authenticated". Suffice to say I have not installed this.
Does anybody know if this is related to the recent Linux Mint hack? Their official website (http://www.linuxmint.com/) is still down.
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