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Shellshock Check


Shellshock is the code name for a security bug found in Bash shell, used on UNIX systems.

The bug allows attacker to trick Bash into running a program that it wasn’t supposed to. This has very serious security implications. Read more

Shellshock plugin tests for both disclosed shellshock vulnerabilities CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169.

Created by ManageWP


This file is part of Shellshock Check.

Shellshock Check is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Shellshock Check is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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  • Shellshock in action


  1. Upload the plugin folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ folder
  2. Go to the Plugins page and activate the plugin
  3. Visit Settings -> Shellshock and Run Test


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