[CentOS] glibc-2.5-58.el5_6.2.i686 broken?

Mon Apr 18 21:20:49 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Tom Sorensen wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 11:36 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>> On 04/17/2011 09:52 AM, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
>> <snip>
>>>> I would like to advice everyone to avoid this update by adding
>>>> exclude=glibc*2.5-58.el5_6.2 nscd*2.5-58.el5_6.2
>>>> to their updates channel config - added it to base just to be sure -
>>>> until upstream releases a fix.
>> <snip>
>> So, glibc's broken? Or is the xserver broken as well? And in either
>> case, is it only the 32-bit version broken?
>>          mark, holding off on updating to 5.6 on all his systems....
> There is a known issue with one of the security updates on that
> version of glibc.
> That said, it's still *highly* recommended that you update. There are
> four CVEs closed by this glibc update, one of which is potentially a
> remote privilege escalation (and that one is NOT the one that is
> causing the issue).
Except for a handful, all of my systems are on 5.5. I don't have to update
until this is fixed....