Security Flaw Found in Mac OS X Lion
The latest version of the operating system accepts any LDAP password.
A significant security flaw was recently discovered in the latest version of Mac OS X.
"People logging in to Macs running OS X 10.7, aka Lion, can access restricted resources using any password they want when the machines use a popular technology known as LDAP for authentication," writes The Register's Dan Goodin.
"The LDAP breakdowns in Lion aren't well understood because Apple still hasn't admitted there's any problem," Goodin writes. "But according to threads here and here, it affects Macs running Lion that use LDAP to authenticate users to different desktop machines."
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