Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:55:03 +0100 From: Giles Coochey <giles.coochey@...secspec.co.uk> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, chet.ramey@...e.edu Subject: Re: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash (3rd vulnerability) 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? -- Regards, Giles Coochey, CCNP, CCNA, CCNAS NetSecSpec Ltd +44 (0) 8444 780677 +44 (0) 7584 634135 http://www.netsecspec.co.uk giles.coochey@...secspec.co.uk Download attachment "smime.p7s" of type "application/pkcs7-signature" (6493 bytes)
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