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Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:56:01 -0400
From: Chet Ramey <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2016-0634 -- bash prompt expanding $HOSTNAME

> > I believe the fix in parse.y is this (Chet, please correct me if I'm wrong):
> Yes, that is the current fix for this.  There are other ways to do it.

Here's a patch to bash-4.3 that will fix this.


View attachment "prompt-string-comsub.patch" of type "text/plain " (3323 bytes)

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU

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