Remote Code Execution Flaw Patched in glibc Library

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  1. ronjor

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    http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-35592916
     
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    OMG WE'RE DOOMED etc etc... Patch is already out since yesterday in all affected distros, moreover the vast majority of embedded devices use uClibc and bionic for android, not glibc. and...
    /fear_mongering
     
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    Correct. The first thing I did today when I woke up was update my Arch install, and already got the new glibc.
     
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    http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/457759
     
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    One has to wonder how you can compare an exploit that doesn't affect Android to an exploit that does affect android? i.e. comparing this to Stagefright seems silly.
     
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