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Sep
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comment How does a terminal emulator work
More there on line disciplines.
Sep
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Sep
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comment How does a terminal emulator work
some answers there. You might want to break this down into several questions. Otherwise it's going to be too broad.
Sep
29
comment Is FreeBSD's “sh” shell vulnerable to Shellshock?
FreeBSD's sh is not the Bourne shell. It's a POSIX shell based on the Almquist shell.
Sep
28
revised When was the shellshock (CVE-2014-6271/7169) bug introduced, and what is the patch that fully fixes it?
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revised When was the shellshock (CVE-2014-6271/7169) bug introduced, and what is the patch that fully fixes it?
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answered When was the shellshock (CVE-2014-6271/7169) bug introduced, and what is the patch that fully fixes it?
Sep
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comment What is the severity of the new bash exploit (shellshock)?
The openssh vulnerability is about bypassing ForcedCommand (like for git deployment or port forwarding setups). If you have shell access to the remote server, it doesn't let you get more privileges.
Sep
24
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comment What does env x='() { :;}; command' bash do and why is it insecure?
@user815423426 rc is the other shell that passes functions in the environment, but its with variable with names prefixed with "fn_" and they are only interpreted when invoked.
Sep
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revised Assign Subshell background process pid to variable
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revised Assign Subshell background process pid to variable
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answered Assign Subshell background process pid to variable
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comment Assign Subshell background process pid to variable
What exactly are you trying to achieve? Why not simply sleep 2 & mypid=$!?