[svlug] glibc & security
J C Lawrence
claw at kanga.nu
Thu Feb 15 14:36:01 PST 2001
On Thu, 15 Feb 2001 12:12:39 -0800
Neill <Mike> wrote:
> Okay, I'm about the reveal my ignorance here. If there are
> security issues with a specific release of glibc and you update to
> the patched version, do you have to recompile the apps you
> previously compiled from source?
a) They are statically linked
b) They are explicitly linked against the older version of the
library by version number.
J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
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