Home > Main > Updates > Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.8 and Leopard Security Updates

Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.8 and Leopard Security Updates

Apple has released Mac OS X 10.6.8 update for Macs running Snow Leopard. The company also released Security Update 2011-004 for Macs running Leopard (10.5).

Mac OS X 10.6.8 includes the following fixes:

• Enhancements to the Mac App Store to get your Mac ready to upgrade to Mac OS X Lion.
• Resolves an issue that may cause Preview to unexpectedly quit.
• Improves support for IPv6.
• Improves VPN reliability.
• Identifes and removes known variants of MacDefender malware.
• Corrects timezone data in iCal for Lisbon-Portugal.
• Adds the ability to use Kerberos authentication to a web proxy server.
• Fixes an issue when saving documents from Xcode or TextEdit when using an NFS home directory.
• Fixes an issue when importing certain media files into Final Cut Pro.

Both Mac OS X 10.6.8 and Security Update 2011-004 for Leopard addresses security issues in the following products: AirPort, App Store, ATS, Certificate Trust Policy, ColorSync, CoreFoundation, CoreGraphics, FTP Server, ImageIO, International Components for Unicode, Kernel, Libsystem, libxslt, MobileMe, MySQL, OpenSSL, patch, QuickLook, QuickTime, Samba, servermgrd andsubversion. Details about the security update is available on Apple’s website.

To install the update click the Apple logo then choose Software Update.

Direct download links:

Most Mac OS X 10.6.7 users can just download Mac OS X 10.6.8 Update. Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard users can download the security update from: Security Update 2011-004 (Leopard).

More download links: Mac OS X 10.6.8 Update Combo includes all previous updates. Mac OS X Server v10.6.8 Update Combo and Mac OS X Server v10.6.8 Update for Snow Leopard Server. ForLeopard Server users: Security Update 2011-004 (Leopard Server).

You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled.

Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition.

Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook.

Remember to visit We Want Apple Saudi Arabia petition and spread the word.

About Khaled A.


Check Also

iOS 5.1 Released

Apple has released an update for iPads, iPhones and iPod touches. iOS 5.1 offers many ...

iOS 5.0.1 Update Addresses Battery Life Issues

Apple has release iOS 5.0.1 today for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. the update ...