Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:07:01 -0400 From: Chet Ramey <chet.ramey@...e.edu> To: Giles Coochey <giles.coochey@...secspec.co.uk>, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: chet.ramey@...e.edu 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 chet@...e.edu http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/
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