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The recently discovered Shellshock vulnerability has been fixed in OS X. The Mavericks update is not a part of the automatic update, but can be downloaded and installed manually.
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 Before the update
> bash --version
GNU bash, version 3.2.51(1)-release (x86_64-apple-darwin13)
Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

 After the update
> bash --version
GNU bash, version 3.2.53(1)-release (x86_64-apple-darwin13)
Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.


Get the update from the Apple Support site.

The install is simple, open the .DMG file and double-click the installer. No restart is needed.



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