Shellshock still an issue

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Shellshock attacks mail servers | ZDNet

Just found this. So now it can be implanted in an email header.

What the article does not say is if the patch from apple has been applied to a system will the unpatched smtp server that sends the email still "infect" the patched receiving mac computer. (Does what I am trying to say make sense???)

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The average Internet user running Windows, Mac OS, iOS or Android is not vulnerable, at least not by default.

On a Mac:
Strictly speaking, yes, and Apple has released an update to fix the initial vulnerabilities. In practice, you need to have enabled services, i.e. a web server with CGI...

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