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F5 Networks: K15629 (CVE-2014-6278): Multiple GNU Bash vulnerabilities

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F5 Networks: K15629 (CVE-2014-6278): Multiple GNU Bash vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/25/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
10/13/2017

Description

GNU Bash through 4.3 bash43-026 does not properly parse function definitions in the values of environment variables, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted environment, as demonstrated by vectors involving the ForceCommand feature in OpenSSH sshd, the mod_cgi and mod_cgid modules in the Apache HTTP Server, scripts executed by unspecified DHCP clients, and other situations in which setting the environment occurs across a privilege boundary from Bash execution. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, and CVE-2014-6277.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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