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Securing Mac-OS from CVE-2014-7169 (Shellshock / Bash bug)

For this to work you need to have Xcode installed. If you don't have it, try: sudo xcode-select –install In a terminal execute these commands: mkdir bash-fix cd bash-fix curl https://opensource.apple.com/tarballs/bash/bash-92.tar.gz | tar zxf – cd bash-92/bash-3.2 curl https://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/bash/bash-3.2-patches/bash32-052 | patch -p0 curl https://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/bash/bash-3.2-patches/bash32-053 | patch -p0 curl https://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/bash/bash-3.2-patches/bash32-054 | patch -p0 cd .. xcodebuild Wait until you […]


Securing Mac-OS from CVE-2014-6271 (Shellshock / Bash bug)

For this to work you need to have Xcode installed. If you don't have it, try: sudo xcode-select –install In a terminal execute these commands: mkdir bash-fix cd bash-fix curl https://opensource.apple.com/tarballs/bash/bash-92.tar.gz | tar zxf – cd bash-92/bash-3.2 curl https://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/bash/bash-3.2-patches/bash32-052 | patch -p0 cd .. xcodebuild Wait until you see "BUILD SUCCEEDED". Backup your old executables: […]


Remove an App from Mac OS Launchpad

You may need to remove an application from your launchpad from time to time – an installation that did not work correctly or whatever. Just open a terminal and execute the following commands: sudo sqlite3 ~/Library/Application\ Support/Dock/*.db "DELETE from apps WHERE title='<appname>';" killall Dock Whereas you replace <appname> with the name of your application, for […]