Apple macOS High Sierra Bug Exposes Passwords of Encrypted APFS Volumes As Hint

By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) A severe programming error has been discovered in Apple’s latest macOS High Sierra 10.13 that exposes passwords of encrypted Apple File System (APFS) volumes in plain text.

Reported by Matheus Mariano, a Brazilian software developer, the vulnerability affects encrypted volumes using APFS wherein the password hint section is showing the actual password in the plain text.

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