Radware Provides Customers Protection From Bash Bug Shellshock Vulnerability

MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radware® (Nasdaq:RDWR), a leading provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, announced its Security Operation Center with the assistance of Radware's Emergency Response Team (ERT) have provided full protection for its customers in response to vulnerabilities found in Bash (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169).

Known as "Bash Bug" or "Shellshock", these vulnerabilities potentially affect certain services and applications and allow remote unauthenticated attackers to exploit this issue and use this flaw to override or bypass environment restrictions.

To provide both visibility and blocking of Shellshock exploits and to empower its customer base, Radware has created security technology on its entire Attack Mitigation System that includes DefensePro® and AppWall®. As an additional measure of security, Radware's ERT can also provide security assistance in real-time.

"Radware has worked around the clock to help mitigate this current vulnerability in order to keep our customers fully protected," says Gabi Malka, chief operating officer, Radware. "As we see this vulnerability currently live in the wild, our Emergency Response Team will continue to monitor this situation and will release additional protection and support as needed."

To help mitigate against Shellshock and additional information on this current threat, you can access Radware's latest ERT Threat Alert at http://security.radware.com/Threats-Attacks/Reports/.

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