Detect and remediate Shellshock
Shellshock (aka Bashdoor) is a family of bugs in the Bash shell that lets attackers gain access to Internet-facing services. Follow the steps below to find out if you have affected systems, and remove the vulnerability.
1. Search for vulnerabilities
Open Puppet Remediate, navigate to Vulnerabilities, type the following value into the CVE Search box, and press Return to see related vulnerabilities:
If any results were returned, click each one to read more detail and find out which nodes are affected, and continue to the next step.
2. Select the appropriate task
Manage package task to use the list of affected servers that
Remediate already provided as search results.
3. Execute the task
upgrade and type in
bash and run the Task.
4. Confirm the remediation
After your next security scan has synced into Puppet Remediate, use the CVE Search box again to confirm Shellshock is gone.