Few days after Apple patched theDYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE privilege-escalation vulnerability in OS X Yosemite, hackers have their hands on another zero-day bug in its operating system that allows hackers to gain root privileges to Mac computers.Italian teenager Luca Todesco (@qwertyoruiop) has discovered two unknown zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple’s Mac OS X operating system that could potentially be exploited to gain remote access to a Mac computer.
The 18-year-old self-described hacker has also posted details of his finding with source code for an exploit on the Github repository, as well as software to mitigate the vulnerability.
OS X Zero-Day Exploit in the Wild
- Install malicious programs
- Create users
- Delete users
- Trash the system
- Many more…