HTTPoxy Patch and Mitigation Links

HTTPoxy Patch and Mitigation Links HTTPoxy Status HTTPoxy is a CGI bug that relates to how webservers and applications deal with certain environment variables. It’s the latest and greates BWAIN (Bug with an Interesting Name). There are two independent way to protect yourself from this bug and the manner that is best for you or… Read More »

How to Reboot in Tough Scenarios

In my last job I ran into a scenario where a hard drive failed while a system was still running. When I attempted to reboot with and /sbin/reboot it failed with a rather cryptic message. Honestly I had never ran into this issue before. So I turned to google and found this excellent Linux Journal… Read More »

ImageTragick Patches Links

ImageTragick Patches Links Hello again. I’ve been tracking packages for ImageTragick. Feel free to look below for you system and let me know if there’s a system you’re following that I’m not. Have a good one. Main Informational Links: ImageTragick Main Page lcamtuf on ImageTragick ImageMagic Project MITRE Link NVD Page Organization Notification Patches Available… Read More »

PSA: CVE-2016-0718 Libexpat Bug Out

PSA: CVE-2016-0718 Libexpat Bug Out The Expat XML Parser is a ubiquitous parser written in C that is included in a number of projects. If you have a C program that uses an XML parser it’s plausible that it could be included in your project. Links to patches to major distributions are below. Please patch… Read More »

BadLock Patches Links

BadLock Patches Links Hey there. I’ve been tracking packages for Badlock. All systems I’m tracking have now recieved patches. I’m not longer updating this page. Have a good one. Main Informational Links: Badlock Mitre Link Samba Release Notes Organization Notification Patches Available Canonical (Ubunutu) USN-2950-1 Yes Red Hat RH Notice Yes Microsoft MS16-047 Yes Samba… Read More »

To Forbes

Forbes, This is rediculous. I don’t use an adblocker. I will view your ads however at this moment you load 45 different javascript libraries that make your site as slow as dog shit. I will not disable my javascript library blocker for your “ad-light” experience that is rediculously slow. How slow? I have a fiber… Read More »

Using LVM Snapshots to do a Backup

Using LVM Snapshots to do a Backup At my former job we had a process that required the main system to be stopped before the backup could begin. The model the built in backup script followed was: Shut down Software Backup Software Location(s) Start Software Back Up This piece of software wasn’t something where it… Read More »

A Few Good Admins

So a couple of people on my team have been quoting a section of A Few Good Men recently. Additionally during a Pen test our pen tester was able to take out a number of our IP Phones. In response the following adaptaion of the the iconic response was created. I thought I’d share. Son,… Read More »

VirtualBox Guest Additions on FreeBSD 10 (Repost)

FreeBSD 10 Setup Virtualbox Guest Additions : Reprint Note for Visitors I’ve had to recover my website and this was one of my most popular posts. However between when I originally published this and now the FreeBSD handbook has come out with a page explicitly describing how to accomplish this task (Linked here for your… Read More »