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From Abhinandan Prateek <>
Subject Re: Ghost glibc vulnerability and CloudStack
Date Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:18:55 GMT
The only way a user can directly reach SSVM is by using download template.
To be able to get SSVM do a DNS lookup for some host as desired by the attacker, by using
download template functionality looks far fetched.

Abhinandan Prateek

M +919701199011

> On 29-Jan-2015, at 4:00 pm, Nux! <> wrote:
> As far as the SSVM is concerned, can this be exploited remotely?
> Lucian
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
> Nux!
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "John Kinsella" <>
>> To:
>> Sent: Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 21:17:42
>> Subject: Re: Ghost glibc vulnerability and CloudStack
>> has now
>> been updated with links to download the updated SSVM
>> John
>> On Jan 28, 2015, at 11:55 AM, John Kinsella
>> <<>> wrote:
>> There’s a new vulnerability out in most Linux distributions that has potential
>> to be fairly severe. As it affects most Linux distributions, we’re putting
>> mitigation steps out immediately at [1].
>> This affects many Linux distributions, so please review management servers,
>> databases, storage systems, etc.
>> An updated SSVM template is being QAed, once released the post will be updated
>> with links and we’ll mention here as well.
>> John
>> 1:

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