Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 02:27:06 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: Chet Ramey <chet.ramey@...e.edu> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 12:08:46PM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote: > On 9/24/14, 11:16 AM, Solar Designer wrote: > > > I see no good workaround. > > You're correct; there is not a good workaround. Since there are publicly > available patches for all bash versions back 15 years or so, though, the > best path forward is to apply those as quickly as possible. Thank You for providing those patches! It is rare for an upstream author to provide security fix backports going this far back, and it is really helpful in this case. Alexander
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