This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote host is running a version of macOS that is affected by a
root authentication bypass vulnerability.
The remote host is running a version of macOS that has a root
authentication bypass vulnerability. A local attacker or a remote
attacker with credentials for a standard user account has the ability
to blank out the root account password. This can allow an attacker to
escalate privileges to root and execute commands and read files as a
See also :
Enable the root account and set a strong root account password.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0