macOS bug lets you log in as admin with no password required – Ars Technica


Ars Technica

macOS bug lets you log in as admin with no password required
Ars Technica
In one of Apple's biggest security blunders in years, a bug in macOS High Sierra allows untrusted users to gain unfettered administrative control without any password. The bypass works by putting the word "root" (without the quotes) in the user name
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