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Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:07:01 -0400
From: Chet Ramey <>
To: Giles Coochey <>,
Subject: Re: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through
 bash (3rd vulnerability)

On 9/29/14, 8:55 AM, Giles Coochey wrote:
> On 29/09/2014 12:17, Loganaden Velvindron wrote:
>> HI Chet, As you are aware, a sixth security issue has been discovered.
>> Due to the nature of the vulnerability, I believe that it's best to break
>> backward compatibility as done by FreeBSD and NetBSD until a proper patch
>> is developed. We are lucky to have security researchers reporting their
>> findings publicly. What about others that don't ? I strongly believe that
>> it's much safer to have it disabled, and have a complete and
>> comprehensive audit of the source code, and then re-enable it.
> Am I the only one who is wondering: Who is paying Chet to do this?

Nobody is paying me to do this.

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

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