On September 24, 2014, a severe vulnerability in Bash was identified, and it is called Shellshock. This affects many systems. The vulnerability can be easily exploited either remotely or from a local machine. In this lab, students need to work on this attack, so they can understand the Shellshock vulnerability.

Lab Tasks (Description) (Video)

  • For instructors: if you prefer to customize the lab description to suit your own courses, here are our Latex source files.
  • VM version: This lab has been tested on our pre-built SEEDUbuntu12.04 VM.

Recommended Time:

  • Supervised situation (e.g. a closely-guided lab session): 2 hours
  • Unsupervised situation (e.g. take-home project): 1 week

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