bash bug

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 22:26:17 UTC 2014


Thanks Darcy, I'll try it out.

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 6:22 PM, Darcy Casselman <dscassel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yesterday's bash update is the fix, yeah.
>
> If you'd like to make sure you've got this fix, you can try this:
>
> There is an easy test to determine if a Linux or Unix system is
> vulnerable. To check your system, from a command line, type:
>
> env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable' bash -c "echo this is a test"
>
> If the system is vulnerable, the output will be:
>
> vulnerable
>  this is a test
>
> >From
> http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/09/bug-in-bash-shell-creates-big-security-hole-on-anything-with-nix-in-it/
>
> On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 5:55 PM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi, all the reports about this bug that I read say that Linux is in it's
>> crosshaires,got an update yesterday that was about bash, was this a patch?
>> Strange, that there is not a sound on here about that supposedly dangerous
>> bug for linux users.
>>
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