Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Mac OS 10.13 (High Sierra) Vulnerability
A security flaw has been detected in Mac Operating Systems 10.13 (High Sierra) or greater. This vulnerability allows anyone to login to a Mac device and gain full administrative access by typing in the username “root” with no password. More details can be found in the links provided below.
Systems at Risk
- Currently, this vulnerability is only found in Macs running an Operating System that has been upgraded to MacOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or greater.
- Systems that can be directly physically accessed, or have Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) enabled
- If you have MacOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or greater, install the fix from Apple found here.