glibc vulnerability

Jason Gurtz jason at
Wed Jun 11 06:58:14 PDT 2003

Marnix Kaart wrote:

> I am planning to apply the patch and recompile glibc (2.3.1), but I'm not sure 
> wether it is safe.  In other words: will recompiling glibc break my system? 
> And how about dependencies, do I need to worry about other packages stopping 
> to work after glibc has been patched? Finally, can I just use the lfs (4.1) 
> instructions from chapter 6 for this?

This type of question is probably better asked on blfs-support IMHO.



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