Tag Archive: mac

Sep 26 2014

Shell Shock Vulnerability and Bash Patch

Given that Bash 3.2 (the version shipped by OSX) is vulnerable to the remote execution exploit known as “Shell Shock” (CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169), many are asking how do I rebuild Bash and secure my system ahead of an official Apple patch? I found the answer over at StackExchange.  Follow the instructions whether you use the native …

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Jun 05 2014

Camera Not Working on Mavericks

I had an issue after upgrading to Mavericks where Photo Booth, Facetime, and Skype could not detect my camera, and kept telling me there were no connected cameras. I found a fix on the Apple discussion forum that works, and I will share for anyone else that might be affected: Quit all open apps that …

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Sep 23 2013

Kryptonite for the Apple User

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