[cryptography] [OT] any updates on shellshock?

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Sat Oct 4 20:57:22 EDT 2014


On 2014-10-05 10:38:38 +1000 (+1000), James A. Donald wrote:
> On 2014-10-05 10:34, James A. Donald wrote:
> >On 2014-10-05 07:49, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> >>This is pretty off-topic as it has nothing whatsoever to do with
> >>cryptography.
> 
> >It has everything to do with cryptography.
> >
> >The greatest failing of cryptographers has always been to produce a
> >fortress with a mighty impenetrable door in two foot paling fence.
> 
> And anyone who draws attention to the fact that the fence is only
> two feet tall is told that the fence is out of scope.

And if random security vulnerabilities are on-topic for discussion
here, we might as well just be reading bugtraq/fulldisc/.../4chan
instead.
-- 
Jeremy Stanley


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