Apple has already fixed the macOS High Sierra root bug

November 30th, 2017   decode   news

Yesterday a very nasty bug was discovered in Apple’s macOS High Sierra, the latest version of its software for computers. In short, this bug allowed anyone with access to your computer to log in as the ‘root’ user. That’s bad, because the ‘root’ user has access to everything and read and write permissions on all the files on your Mac, including system files.

Thankfully, Apple has already issued a fix for this problem, which is part of a new security update for Macs that is now available to download and install. This patch will be automatically pushed to and installed onto devices running…

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