Fedora 19 : bash-4.2.47-2.fc19 (2014-11503)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 77876


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Disclosure - http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/09/24/10

Behaviour prior to patch :

$ env x='() { :;}; echo OOPS' bash -c /usr/sbin/nologin OOPS This account is currently not available.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected bash package.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 77876

File Name: fedora_2014-11503.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/26/2014

Updated: 12/5/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bash, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:19

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/25/2014

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 7/28/2022

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Apache mod_cgi Bash Environment Variable Code Injection (Shellshock))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6271

BID: 70103

FEDORA: 2014-11503

IAVA: 2014-A-0142