Check Point released an open-source fix for common Linux memory corruption security hole

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    Check Point released an open-source fix for common Linux memory corruption security hole
    For years, there's been a security problem with how the GNU C Library dealt with single-linked-lists
    May 21, 2020
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/check...common-linux-memory-corruption-security-hole/
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