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Security vulnerabilitiy glibc

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I installed the latest version 9_10571 and found out, that the glibc version used here (2.16) is still vulneralbe to the here discussed issues:

It is solved in version 2.23 avialable since 02/19/2016.

What should be done considering this security issue?

Thank you!





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Acronis Program Manager
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Hi Hanns,

Thank you for the report. Even though it's unclear how exactly this security vulnerability can be used against Acronis Backup for VMware Virtual Appliance (there is only single 'root' user present, so if you have access to appliance, it means you're already root), we're planning to update the glibc version in the next version of Acronis Backup for VMware.

Thank you.


Best regards,


Acronis Virtualization Program Manager