Updating to macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 after installing Security Update 2017-001 can undo the root password security patch. Here’s how to make sure it’s still in place.
In this video podcast, Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit ask whether the macOS High Sierra root access flaw indicates that Apple is FUBAR or was a simple SNAFU. They also discuss the huge spike in Bitcoin and whether or not we’re seeing a bubble. And speaking of bubbles, some Tesla critics say that company is experiencing its own. The cap the show with a look at The History Channel’s The Curse of Oak Island, and Bryan has a theory about the most recent episodes. (WARNING NSFW: PROFANITY & RANTS)
Apple fixed its root access flaw in macOS High Sierra, but the whole incident is a corporate black eye for a company known for executing. Bryan and Jeff also talk about Ajit Pai’s latest embarrassing comments defending his plan to gut net neutrality. They also talk about some of the topics suggested by the Apple Context Machine Facebook Group.
Apple issued an apology to Mac users for the epic fail of the macOS High Sierra root access flaw and said it would audit its internal development processes to make sure this kind of buffoonery never happens again.
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about macOS High Sierra’s root access security flaw, plus John updates us on the state of Apple TV 4K.
macOS High Sierra’s painfully bad root access security flaw has been patched and the update is ready for download now.