Apple has finally released a security update for OS X that will close up the critical remote code execution Shellshock bug found in the GNU Bash UNIX shell.
As vendors scramble to issue patches for the GNU Bash Shellshock bug and companies rush to implement them, attackers around the world are probing systems for the hole it opens.
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As expected, attackers have begun exploiting the GNU Bash "Shellshock" remote code execution bug (CVE-2014-6271) to compromise systems and infect them with malware.
The Bash "shellshock" flaw (CVE-2014-6271) was discovered last week by Unix/Linux specialist Stephane Chazelas, and its existence was made public on Wednesday.
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