The vulnerability seems to only effect admin users. By default on most Macs that is everyone. You can create a user and remove admin rights from that user, then use it primarily. This seems to reduce or eliminate the threat. At least as indicated by the article below on Geek.com. This is a good practice to have anyways, so do it now! Not sure how? Call us. Read more below. Mac OS X ‘rootpipe’ security vulnerability discovered, but there’s no fix date yet | Apple | Geek.com.