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IT Professionals: New Security Update Available for Mac OS High Sierra

November 29, 2017

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, a new security vulnerability was discovered in the most recent Mac OS operating system, High Sierra. The vulnerability allows local and remote access to the “root” user account, which may enable potential attackers to gain full control of an affected computer

High Sierra is not currently widely used on campus as we are still in the testing stages for software compatibility. We strongly recommend that members of university community using this operating system apply the security update that Apple released today, November 29