Shellshock Bug

- Shellshock Bug

You may have heard recently about the Shellshock software bug. Here is some additional information about this Linux bug and why it will NOT affect ADS and iShare.

What is Shellshock?

Shellshock is a vulnerability in the Bash shell commonly found on Unix based systems such as Linux and OSX.

Does it affect iShare? 

iShare is NOT affected as ShellShock is a vulnerability in the Bash shell which does not run natively on Windows, and is not utilised by iShare.

Astun Data Services

Astun’s Linux based resources (i.e. ADS) which run on Linux servers have all been patched via the official channels to negate any potential risk to Astun and our Customers using those services.


Please do not hesitate to contact the Astun team if you require any further information.