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Apple neglects OS X privilege escalation bug for six months, gets Metasploit on its case...

by Paul Ducklin on August 29, 2013
 

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Six months ago, we wrote about a risky bug in the sudo command, the Unix equivalent of Run As... on Windows.

 

The vulnerability is still unpatched on OS X, and now there's a Metasploit exploit pack to take advantage of the hole.

 

Read the full article at: http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/08/29/apple-neglects-os-x-privilege-escalation-bug-for-six-months-gets-metasploit-on-its-case/

 

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