Apple patched an OS X vulnerability in a kernel driver that could give attackers root-level privileges on a Mac computer, researchers at Cisco Talos said.
Two separate Apple patches for Gatekeeper bypasses have been incomplete, and leave users exposed to attacks.
Italian researcher Luca Todesco explains how exploiting two vulnerabilities in OS X gain enable root access for a hacker. He won’t, however, say why he went public with details and exploit code before Apple patched.
Researchers at Cisco Talos released details on a use-after-free vulnerability in Apple QuickTime that could lead to remote code execution.