Package "glibc"

Name: glibc


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • GNU C Library: sources
  • GNU C Library: PIC archive library
  • GNU C Library: Precompiled locale data
  • GNU C Library: Name Service Cache Daemon

Latest version: 2.23-0ubuntu3
Release: xenial (16.04)
Level: base
Repository: universe


Other versions of "glibc" in Xenial

Repository Area Version
base main 2.23-0ubuntu3
security universe 2.23-0ubuntu11.3
security main 2.23-0ubuntu11.3
updates universe 2.23-0ubuntu11.3
updates main 2.23-0ubuntu11.3

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Version: 2.23-0ubuntu3 2016-04-15 09:07:12 UTC

  glibc (2.23-0ubuntu3) xenial; urgency=medium

  * Merge with 2.23 from experimental, bringing in upstream updates:
    - Save/restore fprs/vrs while resolving symbols (LP: #1564918)
    - Fix _nss_dns_getnetbyname_r() stack overflow (CVE-2016-3075)
    - Merge libnss-dns-udeb and libnss-files-udeb into libc6-udeb.
  * Tidy up locale-gen, thanks to Gunnar Hjalmarsson (LP: #1560577):
    - Fix thinko that broke handling of multiple locale arguments.
    - Recognize UTF-8 locales without charset suffix in SUPPORTED.
    - Fix bug that led to the unsupported message not being shown.
  * Show reboot-required notification for all updates (LP: #1546457)

 -- Adam Conrad <email address hidden> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 10:26:16 -0600

1564918 glibc/s390: Save and restore fprs/vrs while resolving symbols.
1560577 Confusing new locale-gen behavior
1546457 libc6 2.15-0ubuntu10.13 doesn't mark reboot-required
CVE-2016-3075 Stack overflow in nss_dns_getnetbyname_r

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