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Time to update those Linux servers again. A newly-discovered Linux flaw may be more pervasive, and more dangerous, than last spring’s Heartbleed.
This new vulnerability, being called Shellshock, has been found in use on public servers, meaning the threat is not theoretical. A patch has been released, but according to Ars Technica, it’s unfortunately incomplete.
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Fortunately, Debian wasn’t affected so hard by this bug, since it only uses bash for interactive sessions, and uses dash for it’s /bin/sh.
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