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macOS High Sierra security flaw – How to automatically patch vulnerable Mac

By vaishnavi.k ·
Tags: Security, Apple, Mac
2017 has been a busy year for the cybersecurity industry.

Like any vendor, Apple has made security a top priority in all their products. Unfortunately, a bug discovered in Apple’s latest operating system, macOS High Sierra, essentially grants anyone administrator access to unlocked Macs. This macOS High Sierra security flaw doesn’t even require any hacking at all—in just a few steps, anyone with physical access to an unlocked computer can take control of that machine.

A few what-if scenarios show that this is not just another facepalm-worthy bug: What if someone accesses vital information on your computer? What if they run arbitrary code to spy your enterprise?

Luckily, Apple has rushed to resolve the macOS High Sierra flaw with a security update. I'm a Mac IT administrator wondering how to deploy this security update to multiple systems running High Sierra in different branch locations.

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