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Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:53:41 -0400
From: "Larry W. Cashdollar" <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash

Hello List,

A colleague of mine added an ifdef for FUNCTION_EXPORT, his modifications can be found here:

Thank you.
— Larry C$

On Sep 24, 2014, at 9:30 PM, Solar Designer <> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 06:26:53PM -0700, Anthony Liguori wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 6:23 PM, Chet Ramey <> wrote:
>>> On 9/24/14, 5:32 PM, Solar Designer wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 11:27:09PM +0200, Hanno B??ck wrote:
>>>>> Tavis Ormandy just tweetet this:
>>>>> The bash patch seems incomplete to me, function parsing is still
>>>>> brittle. e.g. $ env X='() { (a)=>\' sh -c "echo date"; cat echo
>>>> Thanks for bringing this to oss-security.  I've added CC to Chet and
>>>> Tavis on this "reply".
>>> I have a fix for this.
>> Can you provide a pointer to the patch?  I put together a patch that
>> changed the report_error() to fatal_error() as I wasn't able to see
>> how to reset the parser state.  Was just about to send it out...
> I think Chet is not on oss-security - we should be CC'ing him where
> appropriate.  (I've added the CC on this reply.)
> Alexander

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