Thursday, September 25, 2014

Bad Bash Bug

There's a bug in Linux. I read the story on the BBC this morning. Doing a bit of Googling, I came across a page at Red Hat which confirmed my computer (running Debian Testing) was vulnerable.
 By evening Debian Testing had a patch:
Now I seem to be safe:
However, the real issue here does not seem to be Linux desktops:
...this bash bug has been around for a long, long time. That means there are lots of old devices on the network vulnerable to this bug. The number of systems needing to be patched, but which won't be is [large].
Robert Graham, on

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