[Wolves] bash Vulnerability

John Rose john.aaron.rose at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 07:57:31 UTC 2014

Not vulnerable on up to date Ubuntu 14.04.


On 25/09/14 08:55, Ron Wellsted wrote:
> In case you have been off the net for the past 24 hours, there is a
> vulnerability which allows a specially crafted shell script to run
> arbitrary code, so it is time to update your systems.
> To test if your version of bash is vulnerable to this issue, please run
> the following line of bash script (I promise this only tests for the
> vulnerability !):
> env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable'  bash -c "echo this is a test"
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