Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 21:58:13 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: Christos Zoulas <christos@...las.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, chet.ramey@...e.edu Subject: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 01:34:51PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote: > I think that at this point the only salvation is to disable function > import by default and provide a command line flag and a "set" flag > to explicitly enable it (so that scripts that depend on it can > easily be fixed). It is not a widely used feature, and both subshells > and sourced scripts don't need it or use it. It might have seemed > like a good idea a couple of decades ago, but it needs to go. Good idea to also add a "set" flag. Thanks! Alexander
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