MacOS 10.13 High Sierra Update: Security Bug Allows Settings Changes Without Password
12 January, 2018, 18:10
Regarding the root flaw, an Apple spokesperson said: "We greatly regret this error and we apologize to all Mac users, both for releasing with this vulnerability and for the concern it has caused". Other sections still require a correct password.
Using the fault, they could disable automatic security updates to take advantage of system vulnerabilities that are regularly patched in the future.
The bug is reproducible by logging in as a local admin, opening App Store preferences from the System Preferences app, locking the padlock if it's already unlocked and then unlocking again by typing in an incorrect password.
While the bug disclosure brings up memories of last year's macOSI Am Root security flap, this latest find is far less serious - although a damning indictment of Apple's quality control.
Attackers could gain access to your Mac thanks to another security flaw discovered in the latest version of its operating system.
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But it looks like Tim Cook's crew has got a little sloppy recently as yet another bug has been found in macOS High Sierra that allows anyone with local administrator access to unlock the App Store menu in the OS System Preferences by using A bogus password.
Experts say it is limited to the App Store and presents a relatively limited security risk. The App Store settings are also unlocked by default, meaning the password would only be requested if the user has clicked on the padlock icon to prevent settings being changed. Apple later fixed the issue with a security update.
In order to reproduce the bug, a user can start by logging in as an admin. Our customers deserve better.
Apple has reportedly fixed the new bug in the beta version of macOS 10.13.3, its upcoming High Sierra update expected to release to the general public sometime this month, according to MacRumors.
Apple pledged to review its software development process in early December 2017, after a researcher discovered a bug that could give hackers total control of vulnerable machines.
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