Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:19:28 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: chet.ramey@...e.edu Subject: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 11:36:24AM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote: > On 9/24/14, 8:14 PM, Solar Designer wrote: > > What about no longer inheriting functions with names that don't contain > > any lowercase letters? > > It's a heuristic like any other, but I think it's even more obscure and > mysterious than the other suggestions. I agree. I only suggested it as an interim measure if you felt that a more invasive change was not acceptable yet. I think Florian's prefix-suffix patch is actually a better way to go (right now, unless there's some drawback I am not yet aware of), and at a later time function imports should require to be enabled with a non-default option. Alexander
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