BASH – Shellshock

A vulnerability referred to as Shellshock allows exploitation of the Bash Shell. The vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by passing strings of code as environment variables. Bash shell is used on UNIX, Linux, BSD, and Mac OS X computers.

Paperclip has reviewed its inventory of Linux appliances and determined that at no time were they vulnerable. Bash Shells were not available and customary ports needed were disabled at the firewalls.

Paperclip working with our appliance vendors has already updated IPS/IDS signatures which will block any outside attempts to discover BASH Shells.

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