In order to see the passwords used by your Mac, navigate to the applications folder and open other and then Keychain Access. Once open, select System inside the Keychain box and look for your network, double click the chosen network and tick the show password box. A dialogue box will then pop up and ask you to confirm you password and then may ask for an administrators details, complete each respectively and the password will then be shown.
In the event that you discover your Mac is vulnerable to Shellshock, the following action should be taken.
- http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1769 – Mavericks (10.9.5 and above)
- http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1768 – Mountain Lion (10.8.5)
- http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1767 – Lion & Lion Server (10.7.5)
To check whether you are vulnerable see Identifying Shellshock for full details on how to identify it.
Open the Applications folder or navigate to where Terminal is and allow it to run, then type uname -a and see what it produces. If you are presented with
.. /RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64
then you have a processor capable of both x32 and x64 bit operation, if however you are met with
.. /RELEASE_I386 i386
then you are limited to x32 bit functionality.