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Apple is working on a fix for Rootpipe, but here's why most of us aren't at risk anyway


Nov 15, 2013
Apple has confirmed to iMore that they're working on a fix for Rootpipe, an OS X exploit that's gotten a lot of attention recently. Rootpipe doesn't seem much different than other security bugs that are routinely discovered, disclosed, and dealt with during the normal course of Mac updates. So, what's going on?
A privilege escalation bug, Rootpipe can allow someone to gain 'root' access to your Mac. In other words, almost unlimited power over everything and anything on the computer.

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