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Bash Environment Variable Command Injection

 
Signature ID: 4689/0
Original Release:S824
Release:S825 (download)
Original Release Date:2014 September 25
Latest Release Date:2014 September 30
Default Enabled:True
Default Retired:False
CVE:CVE-2014-6271
BugTraq ID:70103
Alarm Severity:High
Fidelity:90 

Description

A vulnerability in the Bash shell can allow malicious environment variables to run arbitrary commands. When called via CGI, Bash scripts may inherit malicious, unsanitized environment variables. This vulnerability is documented by CVE-2014-6271 and further in CVE-2014-7169.

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IntelliShield Alerts

IntelliShield ID Headline VersionCVSS ScoreLast Published
35816GNU Bash Environment Variable Command Injection Vulnerability2510.0/8.62015 March 24 17:05 GMT
35845GNU Bash Environment Variable String Value Handling Vulnerability2310.0/9.02015 February 04 13:46 GMT

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