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Re: CVE-2014-7187

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: CVE-2014-7187
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:30:26 -0400
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On 10/10/14, 10:00 AM, Nabiałek, Wojciech wrote:

> address@hidden wojtek]# (for x in {1..200} ; do echo "for x$x in ; do :"; 
> done; for x in {1..200} ; do echo done ; done) | bash || echo "CVE-2014-7187 
> vulnerable, word_lineno"
> bash: line 2: `x{1..200}': not a valid identifier
> CVE-2014-7187 vulnerable, word_lineno

Yeah, that's a flawed test.  I'm sure the author never thought that the
test would be run by a shell that didn't implement brace expansion, but
you managed to do it.

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