How To Fix The Just-Discovered MacOS High Sierra Security Vulnerability
If you keep
a pulse on technology news, you would be aware that a previously unknown security vulnerability on Apple’s MacOS High Sierra surfaced about two days ago.
essentially allows anyone with physical access to your macOS device—for instance, someone who has just stolen your laptop—to access and change your personal files without having to provide any admin credentials.
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, anyone who has not “disabled guest user account access or changed their root passwords” would be vulnerable to this potential breach of security. The website then went on to detail a fix that would help users avoid this by setting a root password.
, Apple has since released an official security fix
for this “critical root vulnerability. If you uses High Sierra on MacOS, you should probably head over there and perform that fix right now.
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