How-to Fix Bash Shellshock Vulnerability on Elementary OS Linux

October 25th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Protect Elementary OS from Bash Shellshock Vulnerability



The Linux Tutorial Shows You How-to Fix the Shellshock Vulnerability in Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya 32-64bit Linux.

Shellshock was disclosed on 24 September 2014, also known as Bashdoor is a family of Security Bugs in the widely used Unix Bash shell.

The Current Bash Version Do Not Suffer Any More of the Shellshock Vulnerability so the Solution Consist in Simply Upgrading the System or also Only Bash!

Fixing Shellshock on Elementary OS - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Fixing Shellshock Vulnerability on Elementary OS Linux - Open Terminal
  2. Solutions

    • Upgrading the Entire Elementary OS System

      sudo su -c "apt-get dist-upgrade"
      sudo su -c reboot
    • Upgrading Bash Only

      sudo su -c "apt-get upgrade bash"

      In this case last case then You Don’t need to Reboot Elementary OS…

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