[Samba] 'template shell' samba parameter

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 7 08:46:43 MDT 2014

On 06/10/14 12:29, Einat Ben Ezra wrote:
> Hi,
> As part of the  bash 'shellshock' bug / vulnerability in unix/linux
> environments i would like to know
> whether the use of  the samba parameter 'template shell'  in my product may
> cause my product to be vulnerable to the shellshock bug , since this
> 'template shell' parameter , as per my understanding allows to open a
> remote bash session used by external users.
> I would appreciate your quick response,
> Thanks
> Einat.
'template shell' just sets what shell the user should use if/when they 
login, this is not really anything to do with what you are worried about 
and anyway your OS should have update 'bash' by now.


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