UNIX based computers getting bashed and shellshocked

BASH is the default shell on most Linux computers as well as Apple’s OS X for Mac. A new and critical vulnerability in the shell code could have far-reaching security implications, due to the number of Linux web servers and the “Internet of Things” devices that run Linux and are not generally as regularly updated as traditional computers are.

The Check out my “first response” article about this on the GFI blog, and I’ll also be addressing it from the perspective of why Windows admins should be concerned, in a future article on the WindowsNetworking.com web site.

http://www.gfi.com/blog/dangerous-bash-bug-lurking-in-linux-and-os-x/

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