Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : bash vulnerability (USN-2362-1) (Shellshock)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 77854
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionStephane Chazelas discovered that Bash incorrectly handled trailing code in function definitions. An attacker could use this issue to bypass environment restrictions, such as SSH forced command environments.
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SolutionUpdate the affected bash package.