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Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:41:41 -0700
From: Ed Prevost <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through
 bash (3rd vulnerability)

On 9/29/2014 6:07 AM, 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.
I have been praying for you since Wed, watching this list has made me
empathize for you greatly. Any chance you have a bitcoin or other
donations link somewhere?

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