Apple Releases OS X Bash Update to Fix Shellshock Security Flaw

Apple Releases OS X Bash Update to Fix Shellshock Security Flaw

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Apple has released OS X Bash Update 1.0 to address the 'Shellshock' vulnerability found in UNIX Shell. Researchers discovered the shellshock vulnerability last week, which enabled hackers to execute malicious code.

This update fixes a security flaw in the bash UNIX shell.

For more information on the security content of this update, see http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222


Apple noted that most users by default were safe from the exploit, however if you configured advanced UNIX services on your machine, then you should apple the patch immediately.

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Apple Releases OS X Bash Update to Fix Shellshock Security Flaw
apfelStreudel - September 30, 2014 at 4:54pm
Use Software Update.
stu_ledderbetter - September 30, 2014 at 4:53pm
"...then you should apple the patch immediately." I'm apple-ing the patch even as I write this.
TravisP - September 30, 2014 at 1:11pm
The update is available by clicking "Read More" above. It is not distributed via the app store, it seems.
Robert - September 30, 2014 at 5:03am
Make sure to apple the update, everyone.
paul k - September 30, 2014 at 2:11am
update is still not in the app store
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