CVE-2014-7169 updates on Fedora.

CVE-2014-7169 is an additional security issue in the GNU bash shell that emerged after researchers discovered the fixes for CVE-2014-6271 did not completely solve the vulnerabilities they had identified. Fedora Magazine has a very useful story that tells you why these issues are important. Since I already published a story …

CVE-2014-6271 updates on Fedora.

IMPORTANT: Refer to this update for revised instructions. What is CVE-2014-6271? CVE-2014-6271 is a GNU bash vulnerability that permits specially-crafted environment variables to inject shell commands. This is a fairly serious issue. If you don’t want to wait out the hours until stable updates are issued to fix your Fedora …

New Logitech H555 details.

In reference to my earlier post, I picked up my replacement H555 headset this weekend and wanted to share the changes I noticed from the earlier model I previously owned. Some changes are good, some are not. Pros: The headset band is now a little thicker — this might make …