New Bash software bug may be even worse than Heartbleed

By Himanshu Arora ยท 4 replies
Sep 25, 2014
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  1. A security flaw in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash) could leave systems running the software vulnerable to breaches and attacks. Dubbed Shellshock, the vulnerability is posing a bigger threat than the infamous Heartbleed bug, as it allows hackers to...

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  2. Nima304

    Nima304 TS Guru Posts: 365   +81

    Whelp, this is going to be a pain in the *** to take care of. I administer around a dozen Linux systems, and all of them run Bash.
     
  3. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,374   +69

    I think att had the heartbleed bug in their uverse routers/gateways. Uverse used to be down once a week, now it is always up. Maybe pushed out a firmware fix. Maybe they read my mind.
     
  4. Opus

    Opus TS Enthusiast Posts: 49

    Patches are for this vulnerability.
     
  5. Capaill

    Capaill TS Evangelist Posts: 452   +180

    Besides Linux servers, what else might use bash and be accessible from the internet? Rooted smartphones? NAS systems?
     

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