Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:19:06 +0100 From: Giles Coochey <giles@...chey.net> To: chet.ramey@...e.edu, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash (3rd vulnerability) On 29/09/2014 14:07, Chet Ramey wrote: > 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. > So, as a note to everybody suggesting a "complete and comprehensive audit of the source code", I think such suggestions be backed up with some supportive technical manpower or some generous donations to Chet!!! :-) ;-) -- Regards, Giles Coochey, CCNP, CCNA, CCNAS NetSecSpec Ltd +44 (0) 8444 780677 +44 (0) 7584 634135 http://www.coochey.net http://www.netsecspec.co.uk giles@...chey.net Download attachment "smime.p7s" of type "application/pkcs7-signature" (6454 bytes)
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