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12:29 AM
Brace yourselves, the GHOST questions are coming.
 
@Simon dat feel when home machine is vulnerable
 
Yeah, gonna update my personal stacks right le now- and those at work tomorrow morning.
 
kinda sucky that the stuff was released 2 hr before the coordinated release
 
Hum yeah, not cool.
 
12:46 AM
My datacenter alerted me as well
It's strange to see that it's been mentioned a couple of times here, yet the Server Fault chat is all dead.
 
> WHOOOO YA GONNA CALL??
> GHOSTBUSTERS!
 
I was thinking Canonical
 
@AviD aaaawww yeah boi
 
let's beat up the guy that created c
 
I'm a ghostbuster!
In this instance.
 
12:49 AM
@Simon you need to build a fix or exploit for GHOST and call it GHOSTbuster
 
I'll stick to applying the fix.
 
@Ohnana He might be the one who's responsible for this ghost attack, considering he died in 2011
 
@StephanHeijl lulz
 
@StephanHeijl oops
also the ghost logo is adorbs
 
I love the Y Combinator thread on this
"Are magic code goblins going to come and invoke Ken Thompson's untrustable computing and make your computer install windows and join a botnet or something?"
 
12:52 AM
@StephanHeijl 2spooky
 
2spooky4u
 
> log in to ssh
> see skelington
> 2spooky
 
> phone ring "computer has virus"
> "computer is linux"
> "linux is kill"
> "no"
 
then who was phone?
Here I was, worrying about nothing. The VPS runs Ubuntu 14.04, which includes a non-vurnerable glibc version.
/me hides from the inevitable volley of tomatoes aimed at him for using Ubuntu
 
12.04 was vulnerable
 
12:58 AM
Correct
 
 
3 hours later…
4:02 AM
So, the Internet is on fire again?
 
 
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