OS X 10.10.3 still vulnerable

I just wanted to notify our readers interested in OS X security about a new finding that Patrick Wardle has made. He stated in his blog that he’s able to exploit rootpipe on a fully patched OS X 10.10.3!

If you are interested in the details of the patch Apple made, read all details in the writeup by @osxreverser here.

Check out his blog for more info (no details – responsible disclosure, remember). There are a couple of possible approaches that could work to circumvent the entitlement checks Apple added in 10.10.3. But let’s wait for a patch from Apple before we speculate more in public.

Security software engineer and researcher, with a passion for both reverse engineering and building secure software implementations (with a know-your-enemy approach).

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One comment on “OS X 10.10.3 still vulnerable
  1. i just found today that my admin password on yosemite is changed, i can’t authenticate anymore, i hope is not related :\

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