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GHOST (CVE-2015-0235) is a security vulnerability in the Linux glibc library.

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Can an executable be scanned for calls to the vulnerable glibc ghost functions?

The ghost vulnerability has the potential to be vulnerable to many many pieces of software that call the gethostbyname() and gethostbyname2() functions. Is there an easy way to scan an executable to ...
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Is Java vulnerable to glibc GHOST Vulnerability in Linux?

I see on our RedHat Linux platform that "java" process has dependency over glibc library: [root@hpproliant1 ~]# ldd /usr/bin/java linux-gate.so.1 => (0xffffe000) libpthread.so.0 => /lib/...
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Does the GHOST vulnerability affect Macs?

Although the vulnerability targets Linux, I have read that it is really a glibc vulnerability, and some sites suggest that one should install a fix on any platform. I know that there are a lot of ...
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GHOST: which services are vulnerable, ssh, web server?

GHOST (CVE-2015-0235) just popped up. GHOST bug: is there a simple way to test if my system is secure? deals with how to find out if your system is vulnerable. exim is mentioned specifically. ...
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GHOST bug: is there a simple way to test if my system is secure?

GHOST (CVE-2015-0235) just popped up. How can I quickly check if a system of mine is secure? Ideally with a one line shell command. According to the ZDNet article "you should then reboot the system". ...
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