The Bash Vulnerability: Practical Tips to Secure your Environment

  • Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 1:00PM EST (10 Dec 2014 18:00 UTC)
  • Speakers: Victor Obando, Garrett Gross

A recently discovered hole in the security of the Bourne-Again Shell(bash) has the majority of Unix/Linux (including OS X) admins sweatingbullets. You should be, too - attackers are actively exploiting thevulnerability on un-patched web servers, network services and daemons thatuse shell scripts with environment variables (this can include networkequipment, industrial devices, etc.). So, what can you do to protect yourenvironment?

Join us for a live demo covering:

  • Insights on how attackers are exploiting this vulnerability
  • Practical tips to minimize your exposure to attack
  • How AlienVault USM can detect the bash vulnerability, and alertyou of active attacks