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Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2014 16:02:07 -0500
From: Jen Savage <savagejen@...il.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Who named shellshock?

twitter groupthink created it

On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 3:43 PM, David A. Wheeler <dwheeler@...eeler.com>
wrote:

> Who created the name "shellshock"?  And when?
>
> I can't seem to find anything:
> * St├ęphane Chazelas proposed "bashdoor" on 2014-09-14 14:29:48 +0100, but
> this did not catch on. (http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/92).
> * Robert Graham (Errata Softwre) posted "Update: I think people are
> calling this the "shellshock" bug. Still looking for official logo" (
> http://blog.erratasec.com/2014/09/bash-bug-as-big-as-heartbleed.html ).
> This wording suggests that is reporting what OTHERS call it, and not a name
> he gave himself.
> * Andreas Lindh tweeted a proposed image for "shellshock, but this was in
> response to Robert Graham's "official logo" request - so this is DEFINITELY
> not the source of the name. (Tweet at:
> https://twitter.com/addelindh/status/514840916692324352 )
>
> Suggestions?
>
> --- David A. Wheeler
>

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