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

From: Jeffrey Walton <noloader@gmail.com>
To: Hector Marco <hecmargi@upv.es>
Cc: oss-security@lists.openwall.com,Full Disclosure List <fulldisclosure@seclists.org>,bugs@securitytracker.com,BugTraq <bugtraq@securityfocus.com>
Subject: Re: [FD] [oss-security] Bug in bash <= 4.3 [security feature bypassed]
Date:


> 2014-06-03 16:16 GMT+02:00 Hector Marco <hecmargi@upv.es>:
>
> 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:
> http://hmarco.org/bugs/bash_4.3-setuid-bug.html
It looks like Rage Against The Cage has been rediscovered. Also known
as Android ADB Setuid bug.

Jeff





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