Bug in Bash shell creates big security hole on anything with *nix in it

(via arstechnica.com & Schneier on Security)

“A security vulnerability in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash), the command-line shell used in many Linux and Unix operating systems, could leave systems running those operating systems open to exploitation by specially crafted attacks…”

This only directly effects you if you’re running a machine with MacOS or *nix on it, but is  a big deal, noted by many, many, sources.

(Full Article, Arstechnica & Full Article, Schneier)