Install PostgreSQL 9.6 on Ubuntu 16.04 and reset postgres password

PostgreSQL is really easy to install on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. This example uses command line to install PostgreSQL and vim to edit files. These settings are for non-production use. Set source to get PostgreSQL Set up the right source so that we can install PostgreSQL with apt-get. Enter sudo vim /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pgdg.list Type i to go to INSERT […]

Install MySQL 5.7 on Windows 10

Download MySQL There are several ways to install MySQL. This article focuses on utilizing MySQL Installer for Windows to install MySQL. You will need administrative rights to install MySQL. Press Windows-key + Pause on your keyboard to open System Properties. System Type will indicate whether your computer is x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit). Remember system […]

Fixing CVE-2014-6271 remote code execution through bash on Ubuntu and CentOS

Fixing CVE-2014-6271 In many common configurations, this vulnerability is exploitable over the network. Chet Ramey, the GNU bash upstream maintainer, will soon release official upstream patches. Issue with CVE-2014-6271 Stephane Chazelas discovered a vulnerability in bash, related to how environment variables are processed: trailing code in function definitions was executed, independent of the variable name. […]