bash Vulnerability bug ShellShock CVE-2014-6271

Related CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-6277, CVE-2014-6278, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-7186, CVE-2014-7187

On Sep 24, 2014 an advisory for a vulnerability with bash has been issued and can be seen at

To test if your server is vulnerable or not, you can type the following in ssh:

env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable’ bash -c “echo testing”

If the output says “vulnerable” then it is vulnerable to this exploit.

To patch this vulnerability, in ssh type the following:

  1. yum clean all
  1. yum update