Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:17:27 -0700 From: Ed Prevost <me@...ardprevost.info> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Who named shellshock? On 10/6/2014 3:12 PM, Larry W. Cashdollar wrote: > 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 > > I'm still calling it BASHINGA! :0)
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