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Apple releases bash update

Apple releases bash update

Apple has release OS X bash Update 1.0 and is recommended for all Apple users.  The update is available for: OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5.  This update is to address the issues found in the Bourne-again Shell (bash). For more information, review the following articles TA14-268A, VU#252743, and the Redhat Security...

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Shell Shock bug affecting Unix, Linux and Mac OSX computers and servers

Shell Shock bug affecting Unix, Linux and Mac OSX computers and servers

A new bug has been found in the widely used BASH command interpreter used on many Linux and OSX systems.  This effectively puts at risk of being hacked many servers, PCs, Mac OSX systems, routers, websites and anything that uses the BASH command interpreter.  The vulnerability can be found in versions up to and including 4.3 and was discovered by Stephane Chazelas. According to the NIST vulnerability database, which rates the flaw 10 out...

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