Massive Vulnerability: MacOS High Sierra ‘All Access’ Bug

Massive Vulnerability: MacOS High Sierra ‘All Access’ Bug
Monday December 4th, 2017 Elena Ng
In Privacy & Security

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

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