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Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2014 09:19:07 +0100
From: Stephane Chazelas <>
Subject: Re: Shellshock timeline (was: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution
 through bash)

The ChangeLog
and the usenet discussion that Eric unearthed

Remove any doubt as to when the bug was introduced (August 1989,
released in 1.03) and how it was implemented from the start. The
code is very simple, it just replaces the = with a space in the
environment entry and interprets it.

See also


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