Perfsonar and shellshock

Stephen Satchell list at satchell.net
Mon Sep 29 12:55:22 UTC 2014


On 09/29/2014 05:23 AM, Leif Nixon wrote:
> Please guys,
> 
> If everybody could patch their perfsonar boxen against shellshock LIKE
> RIGHT NOW, or preferably LAST WEEK, or alternatively put the machines
> out of their misery with a shotgun, that would be great.
> 
> Thank you,
> 

>From the perfSonar site:

"perfSONAR is recommending that all users run yum update to download the
latest packages from the CentOS repositories"

This will need to be done again in a couple of weeks, when a "better"
patch becomes available from the FSF or wherever.

By the way, the history of the development of bash is mildly
interesting.  http://www.wired.com/2014/09/shellshocked-bash/


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