Massive Vulnerability: MacOS High Sierra ‘All Access’ Bug
Lemi Orhan Ergin, an Agile software developer discovered a serious bug in macOS High Sierra that enables the root superuser on a Mac with a blank password and no security check. Gaining access to a root account makes life easier for any attackers, as a root account is the most powerful account on a computer and it can access to all files.
Apple said it had developed a patch, which will be distributed through its Software Update mechanism. It described the vulnerability as a “logic error.” …. Read More
Resource: Data Breach Today Jeremy Kirk • November 29, 2017