Update bash (CentOS 5 and 6)
You must update
bash to protect your CentOS 5/6 server against the ShellShock vulnerability.
- Connect to your server via SSH.
- Switch to the root user.
- Verify which version (32- or 64-bit) of CentOS you use by running the following command:
- Update bash by running one of the following commands, depending on your CentOS version:
CentOS Version Command CentOS 5 32-bitrpm -Uvh http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/updates/i386/RPMS/bash-3.2-33.el5_11.4.i386.rpm CentOS 5 64-bitrpm -Uvh http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/updates/x86_64/RPMS/bash-3.2-33.el5_11.4.x86_64.rpm CentOS 6 32-bitrpm -Uvh http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/os/i386/Packages/bash-4.1.2-29.el6.i686.rpm CentOS 6 64-bitrpm -Uvh http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/os/x86_64/Packages/bash-4.1.2-29.el6.x86_64.rpm
Bash is now properly patched and updated on your server.