Apple Issues Security Updates for MacOS, iOS, TvOS, WatchOS, and Safari

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  1. daljeet

    daljeet Junior Member Member Of Month - Tweakbytes Defender

    Over the course of the last four days, Apple has released updates to address security issues for several products, such as macOS High Sierra, Safari, watchOS, tvOS, and iOS.

    The most relevant security update is the one to macOS, as it also permanently fixes the bug that allowed attackers to access macOS root accounts without having to type a password.

    Apple issued a patch for the bug the next day after it was discovered, but because the patch was delivered as an out-of-band update that did not alter the macOS version number, when users from older macOS versions updated to 10.13.1 (the vulnerable version), the bug was still present.

    Source:https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...pdates-for-macos-ios-tvos-watchos-and-safari/
     
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