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Bash bug: Shellshocked yet? You will be ... when this goes WORM

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: Smartphone vulnerability?

I may be wrong, but I think Android's default is the basic Bourne Shell sh. Bash has to be explicitly installed, and I think that takes a rooted phone. Since sh isn't robust enough to be vulnerable to the same problem as bash, most Android implementations should be safe. Besides, most Android rooters tend towards Busybox, which is also safe.

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