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Earlier this week, Apple launched a patch for a major security flaw in macOS Excessive Sierra, the corporate's latest laptop working system — however as we speak Wired is reporting that the bug is again in Apple's most up-to-date system replace, macOS Excessive Sierra 10.13.1.
The vulnerability, which was first uncovered on Tuesday, permits anybody to log in to a Mac operating macOS Excessive Sierra by typing “root” because the username and clicking the login button a number of occasions. Three customers who had downloaded the patch for this bug whereas operating Excessive Sierra 10.13.zero, after which upgraded to 10.13.1, the latest model of the software program, inform Wired that the “root” vulnerability reappears.
Moreover, after re-downloading the patch, these customers say a restart is important to repair the “root” bug, regardless that the system doesn’t immediate you to take action.
Apple didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
TL;DR — For those who've up to date your Mac to 10.13.1, open the App Retailer, and click on on Updates to re-install the security patch, and restart your laptop.
For those who've already upgraded to 10.13.1 and *then* re-downloaded the patch after updating, you're OK.