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A bash vulnerability ? Talk about a lot of servers affected.
I had this weird problem while testing the brand new Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty
in my Openstack environment.
Same image, same flavors, same specifications - sometimes even the same nova-compute host. I spawn 20 VMs and maybe 50% of the VMs spawned wouldn’t ping.
With Ubuntu’s Trusty Tahr imminent release, I’ve been poking around to see what changes there are and how they could have an impact on the work I do.
You probably use
cat everyday. Did you know that
tac existed ? It’s
the reverse of
cat! (no, really).