Re: [FD] [oss-security] Bug in bash <= 4.3 [security feature bypassed]

From: Jeffrey Walton <>
To: Hector Marco <>
Cc:,Full Disclosure List <>,,BugTraq <>
Subject: Re: [FD] [oss-security] Bug in bash <= 4.3 [security feature bypassed]

> 2014-06-03 16:16 GMT+02:00 Hector Marco <>:
> Hi everyone,
> Recently we discovered a bug in bash. After some time after reporting
> it to bash developers, it has not been fixed.
> We think that this is a security issue because in some circumstances
> the bash security feature could be bypassed allowing the bash to be a
> valid target shell in an attack.
> We strongly recommend to patch your bash code.
> Why don't fix this bug by simple adding mandatory "if" clause ?
> Any comments about this issue are welcomed.
> Details at:
It looks like Rage Against The Cage has been rediscovered. Also known
as Android ADB Setuid bug.


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