Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:18:12 -0400 From: Chet Ramey <chet.ramey@...e.edu> To: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: chet.ramey@...e.edu Subject: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash On 9/25/14, 12:15 PM, Solar Designer wrote: > What do you think of distros' going with Florian's prefix-suffix patch > right now? I think it breaks function imports/exports between > pre-patch and post-patch bash versions, but keeps them intact for > patched versions. Right? If so, this sounds acceptable for immediate > use by distros. Do you agree? I haven't looked at that particular patch in detail yet, but I am wondering why adding both a prefix and a suffix is better than just adding a prefix. Chet -- ``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU chet@...e.edu http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/
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