This will affect a large number of Linux distributions and software. Google and Red Hat have also warned that patches should be updated as soon as possible.
We strongly advise users to immediately patch your server(s) using your Linux distribution package manager
CentOS 6 and later
yum update glibc
Please see this link for more info on the Red Hat patch – https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0175.html
Please see this link for more info on the Ubuntu patch – http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2900-1/
For Hyve customers:
If you have patch management, Hyve Support will take care of this for you automatically. No need for concern. Please raise a ticket via the MyHyve Support portal if you need any assistance, or contact the Hyve sales team if you would like to add patch management to your account.