glibc 2.21-0ubuntu6 source package in Ubuntu

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glibc (2.21-0ubuntu6) xenial; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: glibc getaddrinfo stack-based buffer overflow
    - debian/patches/any/CVE-2015-7547.diff: fix buffer handling in
      resolv/nss_dns/dns-host.c, resolv/res_query.c, resolv/res_send.c.
    - CVE-2015-7547

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>  Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:42:23 -0500

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Marc Deslauriers on 2016-02-16
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glibc-doc: GNU C Library: Documentation

 Contains man pages for libpthread functions and the complete GNU C Library
 ChangeLog. The GNU C Library Reference manual has been moved into
 glibc-doc-reference for licensing reasons.

glibc-source: GNU C Library: sources

 This package contains the sources and patches which are needed to
 build glibc.

libc-bin: GNU C Library: Binaries

 This package contains utility programs related to the GNU C Library.
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  * catchsegv: catch segmentation faults in programs
  * getconf: query system configuration variables
  * getent: get entries from administrative databases
  * iconv, iconvconfig: convert between character encodings
  * ldd, ldconfig: print/configure shared library dependencies
  * locale, localedef: show/generate locale definitions
  * tzselect, zdump, zic: select/dump/compile time zones

libc-bin-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc-bin

 This package contains utility programs related to the GNU C Library.
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  * catchsegv: catch segmentation faults in programs
  * getconf: query system configuration variables
  * getent: get entries from administrative databases
  * iconv, iconvconfig: convert between character encodings
  * ldd, ldconfig: print/configure shared library dependencies
  * locale, localedef: show/generate locale definitions
  * tzselect, zdump, zic: select/dump/compile time zones

libc-dev-bin: GNU C Library: Development binaries

 This package contains utility programs related to the GNU C Library
 development package.

libc-dev-bin-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc-dev-bin

 This package contains utility programs related to the GNU C Library
 development package.

libc6: GNU C Library: Shared libraries

 Contains the standard libraries that are used by nearly all programs on
 the system. This package includes shared versions of the standard C library
 and the standard math library, as well as many others.

libc6-amd64: GNU C Library: 64bit Shared libraries for AMD64

 This package includes shared versions of the standard C library and the
 standard math library, as well as many others. This is the 64bit version
 of the library, meant for AMD64 systems.

libc6-amd64-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6-amd64

 This package includes shared versions of the standard C library and the
 standard math library, as well as many others. This is the 64bit version
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libc6-armel: GNU C Library: ARM softfp shared libraries for armhf

 This package includes shared versions of the standard C
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 This is the ARM softfp version of the library, meant for armhf systems.

libc6-armel-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6-armel

 This package includes shared versions of the standard C
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libc6-dbg: GNU C Library: detached debugging symbols

 This package contains the detached debugging symbols for the GNU C
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libc6-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6

 Contains the standard libraries that are used by nearly all programs on
 the system. This package includes shared versions of the standard C library
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 Contains the symlinks, headers, and object files needed to compile
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 Contains the symlinks and object files needed to compile and link programs
 which use the standard C library. This is the 64bit version of the
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libc6-dev-armel: GNU C Library: ARM softfp development libraries for armhf

 Contains the symlinks and object files needed to compile and link programs
 which use the standard C library. This is the ARM softfp version of the
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 Contains the symlinks and object files needed to compile and link programs
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 which use the standard C library. This is the 64bit version of the
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libc6-dev-s390: GNU C Library: 32bit Development Libraries for IBM zSeries

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libc6-dev-x32: GNU C Library: X32 ABI Development Libraries for AMD64

 Contains the symlinks and object files needed to compile and link programs
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libc6-i386: GNU C Library: 32-bit shared libraries for AMD64

 This package includes shared versions of the standard C
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libc6-i386-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6-i386

 This package includes shared versions of the standard C
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 This is the 32bit version of the library, meant for AMD64 systems.

libc6-pic: GNU C Library: PIC archive library

 Contains an archive library (ar file) composed of individual shared objects.
 This is used for creating a library which is a smaller subset of the
 standard libc shared library. The reduced library is used by debian-installer
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libc6-ppc64: GNU C Library: 64bit Shared libraries for PowerPC64

 This package includes shared versions of the standard C library and the
 standard math library, as well as many others. This is the 64bit version
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libc6-ppc64-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6-ppc64

 This package includes shared versions of the standard C library and the
 standard math library, as well as many others. This is the 64bit version
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libc6-s390: GNU C Library: 32bit Shared libraries for IBM zSeries

 This package includes shared versions of the standard C library and the
 standard math library, as well as many others. This is the 32bit version
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libc6-s390-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6-s390

 This package includes shared versions of the standard C library and the
 standard math library, as well as many others. This is the 32bit version
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libc6-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6-udeb

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 This package includes shared versions of the standard C library and the
 standard math library, as well as many others. This is the X32 ABI version
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libc6-x32-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6-x32

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multiarch-support: Transitional package to ensure multiarch compatibility

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nscd: GNU C Library: Name Service Cache Daemon

 A daemon which handles passwd, group and host lookups
 for running programs and caches the results for the next
 query. You should install this package only if you use
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nscd-dbgsym: debug symbols for package nscd

 A daemon which handles passwd, group and host lookups
 for running programs and caches the results for the next
 query. You should install this package only if you use
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