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Apple Officially Releases OS X 10.9.2, Fixes SSL Exploit

Apple Officially Releases OS X 10.9.2, Fixes SSL Exploit

February 25, 2014
Apple has just released OS X version 10.9.2 to the public. While the release notes don't specifically mention it, AppleInsider reported yesterday that the new software does indeed fix the nasty SSL exploit that was also patched in iOS last week with an update. The new software update also contains a number of improvements including FaceTime Audio support and the ability to block iMessages from specific senders just like in iOS. Here's a list of the other changes mentioned in the release notes:
  • Improves the accuracy of unread counts in Mail
  • Resolves an issue that prevented Mail from receiving new messages from certain providers
  • Improves AutoFill compatibility in Safari
  • Fixes an issue that may cause audio distortion on certain Macs
  • Improves reliability when connecting to a file server using SMB2
  • Fixes an issue that may cause VPN connections to disconnect
  • Improves VoiceOver navigation in Mail and Finder
The new software can be downloaded by selecting Updates from the Mac App Store.

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