Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:12:04 -0400 From: "Larry W. Cashdollar" <larry0@...com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Who named shellshock? I thought it was https://twitter.com/ErrataRob On Oct 6, 2014, at 5:04 PM, Michal Zalewski <lcamtuf@...edump.cx> wrote: > I don't think it happened on Twitter - using advanced search with date > ranges, I don't see any mentions that would predate this article, > which already seems to be using the term: > > http://www.csoonline.com/article/2687265/application-security/remote-exploit-in-bash-cve-2014-6271.html > > It's odd that an article posted at 8 AM on Sept 24 would have any idea > of how the bug is already being called by the security community, > especially ahead of any Twitter buzz. But both Stephane and Florian > implied that some of the pre-notified parties apparently started > leaking details to the press and were getting ready to make a splash > the moment it goes public, so maybe that's the explanation. > > /mz
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