Movie Line Monday - Shellshock CVE-2014-6271

September 26, 2014

Sherlock Holmes

"The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes."


For this Movie Line Monday, Swapnil Pathak with Netskope explains the recently discovered Bash code execution vulnerability, CVE-2014-6271, also known as Shellshock. Bash is one of the most popular UNIX shells, directly affecting computers, and cellulars running on UNIX-based operating systems, such as OSX and Linux. National Vulnerability Database has given a maximum score of 10 for severity and ease of exploitability to this one vulnerability so in this episode, he walks through a detailed explanation of what happened and why it is important for SaaS app builders to patch immediately. In addition, Swapnil provides two more important steps you should take.

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