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GNU C Library Found Vulnerable to Rogue DNS Server Attacks

Security experts from Google's Project Zero along with researchers from Red Hat, have identified and helped patch a security flaw in the GNU C Library (glibc) that could be exploited via rogue DNS servers, reports Catalin Cimpanu from Softpedia. "Before researchers discovered that this vulnerability allowed remote code execution in machines with glibc installed, the GNU team was already aware of the issue and were tracking it via an internal bug report, but were not yet fully aware of its capabilities."

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