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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-0634: Bash: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-0634: Bash: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/28/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The expansion of '\h' in the prompt string in bash 4.3 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters placed in 'hostname' of a machine.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-shells-bash

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