College of Education > CETC > News > OS X "Shellshock" Update

OS X "Shellshock" Update

Recently a security vulnerability was found in OS X named "Shellshock". This bug would allow malicious users to perform distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks and vulnerability scanning. Apple has released an update for this bug that will be rolling out to all OS X systems.

Recently a security vulnerability was found in OS X named "Shellshock".  This bug would allow malicious users to perform distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks and vulnerability scanning.  Apple has released an update for this bug that will be rolling out to all OS X systems.

All users using Managed Software Center or Update will receive this update automatically the next time your machine checks in.  It will require no intervention by the user.  If you have questions about this issue please feel free to contact the Carrara Education Technology Center via a help desk ticket at help.educ.psu.edu or by calling 814-865-0626.