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Sadly, no. The iOS 6.1.6 patch (as was 6.1.5) is an update only available for iPhone 3GS and the fourth generation iPod touch. Apple appears to only be maintaining that branch exclusively for devices which were never compatible with iOS 7.
Same manual test with gotofail.com iOS 4.1 = Safe iOS 5.1.1 = Safe iOS 6.1.3 = Vulnerable iOS 7.0.4 + (SSLPatch) = Safe :) According to SSLPatch you are vulnerable from iOS 6.0 to iOS 6.1.5 and from iOS 7.0 to iOS 7.0.5.
Jeffrey Grossman (@Jeffrey903) found that the bug came in with iOS 6, which means that iOS 5 and earlier builds are not affected: I have confirmed that the SSL vulnerability was introduced in iOS 6.0. It is not present in 5.1.1 and is in 6.0 (22 Feb 2014 at 5:11 PM) He tested for the bug on a variety of earlier devices and versions: Not sure about ...
You can use this Terminal command: cat /private/var/log/system.log | grep "Failed to authenticate" Feb 11 16:48:04 g authorizationhost: Failed to authenticate user <grgarside> (error: 9). Feb 11 16:48:06 g authorizationhost: Failed to authenticate user <grgarside> (error: 9).
If your only reason is for patching your OS there is a easy solution, jailbreak your phone, and patch the security flaw patch. How to jailbreak or more information i say this because the IPSW released does not exist for your phone, only the 3GS therefor not compatible with your phone. so jailbreaking is your only option!
This is a known bug in the App Store. Apple needs to fix it. The only problem with forcing a check of revoked certificates is that Apple has a flaw in how it validates Mac App Store updates. With the option selected as shown in the figure below, you may be unable to perform updates through the App Store program. To fix that, launch Keychain ...
The update are pushed over the air (OTA) by Apple. There's not much you can do except checking yourself when you know there is an update since the push notification servers have to churn through lists of all the devices they think are needing the update and might have to retry a few times if your device doesn't receive the first message notifying it of a new ...
You could try to access your files using SSH (we call it SFTP). To enable this feature on your server, navigate to System Preferences -> Remote Login and check it. You can also select which account has access to your server. To access your file using SSH, you can either use command line (ssh) or GUI, for example Transmit (paid), CyberDuck (free)
Yes, this can be achieved with the NOPASSWD directive in the /etc/sudoers file. Editing this file should only be done by an experienced user, because it is a system-critical file and mistakes could be difficult to troubleshoot. Edit the file from the terminal with sudo visudo -f /etc/sudoers Add this line under the user privilege specification section, ...
It's often the case that Apple don't roll out each update to every device in every country at the same time. You may find that it takes a few hours (or even days) to appear as available on some devices. I would suggest trying to update via iTunes which usually allows you to install updates immediately. imore.com usually has up to date information on ...
You can just delete the files and use Disk Utility's Erase Free space feature to make them permanently gone. Open Disk Utility, go to the partition you want to clear, select the Erase tab and click on Erase Free Space... This will give you options that depend on your OSX version. a slider with the settings Fastest, Secure and Most secure represent 1-pass, ...
According to the Apple TS article "Using Keychain Access to search directory services for certificates", if your Mac is configured to use a directory service, has the CA signing certificate trusted in either your login or the system keychains, has a valid signed user certificate with the appropriate attributes, then Keychain Access can be configured ...
You cannot adjust both the security and network settings at once unless you use applescript. You can however set the network settings to Home, Work or Public as follows. Navigate to: >Applications/System Preferences.app/Network Select the dropdown at the top which says Location: Navigate to the bottom and select "Edit Locations ..." Then click the ...
Another possibility: If you use the Keychain Access program and unlock a keychain, it will automatically relock after a period of time, probably 15 minutes, and make this sound. (Background: I was taken aback by this sound and began to search the web for this "shutter sound" phenomenon. Using @daniel Azuelos' excellent answer, I was able to confirm that ...
Mac App Blocker Does exactly what you're asking for. From their website: With Mac App Blocker, you can password-protect EACH application on your Mac. Keep your apps and your Mac safe. Set a timeout value to automatically exit the protected application so even when you leave your computer unattended, you're still protected.
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