Sunday, August 16, 2015

New privilege escalation exploit discovered in OS X Yosemite, also affects just-released 10.10.5 [feedly]

New privilege escalation exploit discovered in OS X Yosemite, also affects just-released 10.10.5
http://appleinsider.com/articles/15/08/16/new-privilege-escalation-exploit-discovered-in-os-x-yosemite-also-affects-just-released-10105

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Just days after patching the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE vulnerability with a new OS X point release, Apple's desktop operating system has been hit with yet another zero-day exploit that would allow an attacker to gain root access without using a password.