Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bash (MDVSA-2014:186)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 77843
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA flaw was found in the way Bash evaluated certain specially crafted environment variables. An attacker could use this flaw to override or bypass environment restrictions to execute shell commands. Certain services and applications allow remote unauthenticated attackers to provide environment variables, allowing them to exploit this issue (CVE-2014-6271).
SolutionUpdate the affected bash and / or bash-doc packages.