bash bug

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 22:37:41 UTC 2014


I tried it and after having read the whole info on the link provided by
Darcy I see that I am not affected as I got this answer :

 bash: warning: x: ignoring function definition attempt
 bash: error importing function definition for `x'
 this is a test


On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 6:26 PM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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