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USN-4180-1: Bash vulnerability

11 November 2019

Bash could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted input.



  • bash - GNU Bourne Again SHell


It was discovered that Bash incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04

After a standard system update you need to restart Bash to make
all the necessary changes.