Update Your GLibC Regression Now! For Hardy Heron Users
On December 17, Canonical published details about a GNU C Library regression for its Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) operating system in a security notice.
According to Canonical, USN-1589-1 exposed a regression in the GNU C Library floating point parser. It was discovered that one of the updates exposed a regression in the floating point parser. This update fixes the problem. For a more detailed description of the security problems, you can visit Canonical’s security notification.