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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.812305
Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Apple MacOSX High Sierra Local Root Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
Summary:Apple Mac OS X High Sierra is prone to local root authentication bypass vulnerability.
Description:Summary:
Apple Mac OS X High Sierra is prone to local root authentication bypass vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw exists due to an error which
allows anyone to log into system as root with empty password.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow local
attacker to gain administrative access to the system.

Affected Software/OS:
Apple Mac OS X version 10.13.x

Solution:
Upgrade to Apple Mac OS X 10.13.2 or later.

CVSS Score:
9.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-13872
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