Package "glibc"

Name: glibc


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  • 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: 2.23-0ubuntu11
Release: xenial (16.04)
Level: updates
Repository: universe


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Other versions of "glibc" in Xenial

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base main 2.23-0ubuntu3
base universe 2.23-0ubuntu3
security main 2.23-0ubuntu10
security universe 2.23-0ubuntu10
updates main 2.23-0ubuntu11

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Version: 2.23-0ubuntu5 2016-12-08 09:07:19 UTC

  glibc (2.23-0ubuntu5) xenial; urgency=medium

  * Disable lock-elision on all targets to avoid regressions (LP: #1642390)

 -- Adam Conrad <email address hidden> Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:53:50 -0700

Source diff to previous version
1642390 Disable lock-elision in glibc pending upstream changes

Version: 2.23-0ubuntu4 2016-10-25 13:07:10 UTC

  glibc (2.23-0ubuntu4) xenial; urgency=medium

  * debian/rules.d/tarball.mk: Apply --no-renames to make the diff readable.
  * debian/patches/git-updates.diff: Update from release/2.23/master branch:
    - Include fix for potential makecontext() hang on ARMv7 (CVE-2016-6323)
    - Include fix for SEGV in sock_eq with nss_hesiod module (LP: #1571456)
    - Include malloc fixes, addressing multithread deadlocks (LP: #1630302)
    - debian/patches/hurd-i386/cvs-libpthread.so.diff: Dropped, upstreamed.
    - debian/patches/any/submitted-argp-attribute.diff: Dropped, upstreamed.
    - debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-hurdsig-fixes-2.diff: Rebased to upstream.
  * debian/patches/ubuntu/local-altlocaledir.diff: Updated to latest version
    from Martin that limits scope to LC_MESSAGES, fixing segv (LP: #1577460)
  * debian/patches/any/cvs-cos-precision.diff: Fix cos() bugs (LP: #1614966)
  * debian/testsuite-xfail-debian.mk: Allow nptl/tst-signal6 to fail on ARM.

 -- Adam Conrad <email address hidden> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:34 -0600

1571456 id crashed with SIGSEGV in sock_eq()
1630302 Multi-threaded luaJIT application hangs; apparent deadlock in GLIBC
1577460 mkinitramfs --help \u003e Core dumped
1614966 libc has broken cos implementation
CVE-2016-6323 The makecontext function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.25 creates execution contexts incompatible with the unwinder on ARM EABI

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