[German]The bash shell of Ubuntu 12.04 ESM contains a vulnerability (USN-4180-1, CVE-2012-6711), that also affects Ubuntu derivatives. The vulnerability could allow attackers to infiltrate bash scripts that could cause a crash or potentially execute arbitrary code.
I have became aware of the issue (CVE-2012-6711) via the following tweet. You can find more information in the linked article.
— LinuxSecBot (@LinuxSecBot) November 11, 2019
For Ubuntu, an update is available to close the vulnerability. For Ubuntu 12.04 ESM the module ‘bash – 4.2-2ubuntu2.9’ is offered.