[CentOS] install older version of glibc package

Peter Kjellstrom cap at nsc.liu.se
Mon Oct 25 04:57:27 EDT 2010


On Monday 25 October 2010, Sherin George wrote:
> Hello Guys,
>
> Recently, I have installed some custom packaged of glibc in servers I
> manage due to vulnerabilities. At that time, official centos packages
> were not available. Now, I want to roll back to centos versions.

Do note that this new (and probably your custom built) glibc is vulnerable to 
a new trival local root (so you may want to build yet another custom version 
instead of switching back):

 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=cve-2010-3856

/Peter
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