Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
Apple patches OS X against Shellshock Exploits
Another round of software update is here and this time it’s Apple releasing patching to guard against Shellsock exploits.
So far, at least [2014-09-29T23:55Z], it is not available via the Software Update option in the Apple menu, so you will have to get it yourself:
When you’ve done the download, you’ll have a DMG (disk image) file called BashUpdateXxxx.dmg, where Xxxx is your operating system name, e.g.Mavericks:
Open the DMG and you will find a .pkg (installation package) file:
Double click it, give it an administrator password so it can change key system files, and you are done.
You can check that the update worked by opening a Terminal window and issuing the bash -version command: