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Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:41:04 -0400
From: Chet Ramey <>
To: Solar Designer <>,
Subject: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash

On 9/26/14, 5:09 PM, Solar Designer wrote:

>> I have positive confirmation that this patch works, so here are patches for
>> bash versions bash-2.05b to bash-4.3.
>> I will probably push these out tomorrow.
> Since these patches look final and are updating the bash patchlevel
> number, is it OK for distros to use them as-is, with the patchlevel
> number update already?
> They are not yet on  BTW, I notice that your earlier
> bash 2.05b patch isn't there, either.

I pushed them out; patches for bash-2.05b to bash-4.3 are in all the usual
places.  The distros can either use the ones I sent yesterday or the ones
from the FTP sites.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
		 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU

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