Shell Shock CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169

Read our notice about CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169 "Shell Shock" security vulnerability.

A security vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169) was discovered called “Shell Shock”. This impacts many unix based operating systems on the internet.

The vulnerability is in particular versions of BASH used by UNIX based servers. We have immediately applied the security recommendations as published by CERT and have closed this issue.

We have noticed activity that is trying to exploit this weakness and urge other web providers to immediately patch their systems.

As you know, we take systems security seriously, and are happy to help with any further questions you might have. Email me directly at craig@launch.ly.

Craig Sullivan Founder, launch.ly

by Craig Sullivan
launch.ly

25 Sep 2014