Tech giant Apple considers it’s every user’s security with utmost priority and aims to deliver an impenetrable secure technology that protect the user from hackers and thieves. But in the latest Operating System introduced by Apple allows access to anyone to any Mac device without inputting a password and gain powerful administrator rights and put a user security at stake. Though Apple did not take much time to take that serious issue into consideration and resolve it with immediate effect. Recently Apple launches High Sierra Security Update to fix password error on Mac’s latest OS allowing customer’s protection through a thorough investigation. Because of the critical bug, anyone can gain administrative privileges by just entering the username “root” and a blank password in system preferences.
About the security content of Security Update 2017-001:
Through Security Update 2017-001, Apple is providing impeccable security protection to its entire customer by not disclosing, discussing or confirming security issues until and unless an investigation has taken place and patches or releases is available. To know more about the Security Update 2017-001, look for help at Apple Mac Technical Support Services and also know the best possible ways to fix password error on Mac’s latest Operating System using the latest security update.
Devices which offering the Security Update 2017-001:
This Security Update 2017-001 is available for Mac OS High Sierra 10.13 and Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.1. It will not impact Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6 and earlier similar devices.
What will be Impact of this Security Update?
With this security update, an attacker or hacker might be able to bypass the administrator authentication without inputting the administrator password but a logic error will occur in the validation of the credentials. This is known as improved credential validation CVE-2017-13872.
How to activate Security Update 2017-001 for your latest Mac OS?
Update you Mac device from Mac OS High Sierra 10.13 to 10.13.1 and thus reboot your entire device to apply the Security Update accurately.
Follow the below mention procedure to make sure you Mac has Security Update 2017-001:
- Open the Terminal app by opening the Utilities folder of your Applications folder.
- Type what /usr/libexec/opendirectoryd and press Return.
- If Security Update 2017-001 was installed successfully, you will see one of these project version numbers:
opendirectoryd-483.1.5 on Mac OS High Sierra 10.13
opendirectoryd-483.20.7 on Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.1
Call at Apple Mac Technical Support Phone Number 1-888-208-8522 for Further details:
In case you have any queries regarding this Security Update 2017-001, freely connect with our well skilled and expert technical team through Apple Mac Customer Support Number 1-888-208-8522 and avail your device with the security technology. Get in touch with us anytime round the clock and get comprehensive support and solution to all your Apple Mac related queries. Hence call now to know more about latest technologies and to fix all Apple Mac device related error with less time and effort.