MacOS LPE Exploit Gives Attackers Root Access

A researcher that goes by the handle “Siguza” released details of a local privilege escalation attack against macOS that dates back to 2002. A successful attack could give adversaries complete root access to targeted systems.

Siguza released details of the attack on Dec. 31 via Twitter, wishing followers a “Happy New Year” and linked to a technical write-up outlining the research.

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Source: ThreatPost