The Bash vulnerability was reportedly already being exploited in the wild, only several hours after news first broke out. At least one sampled malware is capable of launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
A serious vulnerability has been found in the Bash command shell commonly used by most Linux distributions. This vulnerability allows an attacker to run commands, such as remote code execution, on an affected system.
FlashPack exploit kits that affected more than 60K Japanese users were found to be delivered via a compromised website add-on. The tool adds social media sharing buttons on a webpage that may lead to an Adobe Flash exploit.