Entries by Jim Carter

Google Chrome to Distrust Symantec SSL Certificates

From 15 Mar 2018 Google Chrome will start distrusting Symantec SSL Certificates. What is happening and why? Over the past few years various concerns have been raised regarding Symantec’s process for issuing and revoking SSL certificates.  As a result Google Chrome have announced that they will be distrusting SSL certificates issued by Symantec. It is […]

CVE-2014-6271 – Shellshock

Shellshock is a bug in the bash shell.  The main issue comes from the fact that commands can be executed if they are crafted into environment variables.  This means anyone who can send a user agent to Apache can run commands as the user running Apache. Am I affected? You can test if your server […]