Apple Releases OS X Bash Update 1.0 for Mavericks, Download Now

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    Robin C

    Apple releases OS X Bash Update 1.0 for Mavericks v 10.9.5 users or later (Yosemite). ShellShock is a bash exploit which can be found in all Unix, Linux operating systems. Apple recently announced that not all Mac users are affected by this vulnerability and very minimal number only affected and the fix is on the way. As promised Apple released OS X Bash Update 1.0 to fix the ShellShock vulnerability in Macbook Pro, Macbook Air, Mac mini and iMac computers running Mac OS X Mavericks version 10.9.5 or later.

    What is ShellShock Vulnerability ?

    Bash is a command shell that is found in most of the Unix running computers. An attacker can use Shellshock vulnerability to run malicious codes remotely. Initially this vulnerability found by RedHat researchers.

    How to Check your Mac Vulnerable for Shellshock or Not ?

    Launch “Terminal” (Click CMD + Spacebar -> Type “Terminal” in Spotlight Search and press Enter)

    Copy and paste the following code,

    env x='() { :;}; echo ShellShock Vulnerable' bash -c 'echo Confirmed'

    Press Enter and if you see “ShellShock Vulnerable” “Confirmed” as the results then your Mac is vulnerable. You have to download and apple the fix immediately.


    Download the update from apple website and dont download it from anywhere else. Always verify the link source and then proceed with the download.

    OS X Bash Update: Download ShellShock Fix for Mac (Apple Support Website)

    Apple is yet to push it through Mac App Store for all mac computers. It may take few more hours, but you can download it from the official source if you are reading this now. Also dont forget share this news with your friends and followers. Thanks for reading and have a wonderful day.

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