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Thread: Root User Access MacOS 10.3.x High Sierra

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    Default Root User Access MacOS 10.3.x High Sierra

    A large security hole in MacOS was found today. At any authentication dialog if you enter 'root' and no password, then on the second try it will give you root access.

    https://twitter.com/lemiorhan/status/935581020774117381



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    Doesn't get much easier than that to compromise a system.

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