Apple Releases Safari 7.0.6 and Safari 6.1.6 With Security Fixes for Mavericks/Mountain Lion

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    Following the release of a new 10.9.5 beta for developers, Apple today released Safari 7.0.6 for OS X Mavericks and Safari 6.1.6 for OS X Mountain Lion to the public, bringing new security fixes to the browser.

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    The new Safari builds can be downloaded through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store.

    Apple has also previously seeded Safari 6.2 and Safari 7.1 for Mountain Lion/Mavericks to developers, and it's likely that update will see its public release alongside OS X Yosemite.

    Update 2:00 PM PT: This post originally identified Safari 7.0.6 and Safari 6.1.6 as beta software available only to developers, which has since been corrected.

    Article Link: Apple Releases Safari 7.0.6 and Safari 6.1.6 With Security Fixes for Mavericks/Mountain Lion
     
  2. Babomancer macrumors newbie

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    7.0.6 is available to the public on the App Store now.
     
  3. yeah macrumors 6502a

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    Yep. :D
     
  4. Traverse macrumors 603

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    So there are no WebKit improvements? The nightly build is a bit faster mad supports 3D animations with 7.0.5 does not.
     
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    Now have 2 instances of Safari 7.0.6 showing as installed under App Store Updates. Seemed to install, said installed but was not and did not update the page. Clicked on Install All and it worked the 2nd time hence two showing as installed after the page updated. Not a big deal I guess.
     
  7. crashoverride77 macrumors 65816

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    This seems to be a general bug that happens with mavericks from time to time.
    Had the same problem with the last safari public release. A restarted fixed it and let me install it . I than only had to wait one month for the 4 duplicate install entries to be removed from the AppStore #
     
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    I would rather update apps like this from the download page but have noticed that Safari does not show up there in Mavericks
     
  9. Cuban Missles macrumors 68040

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    I went home last night to install this update but after thinking about it for a moment, I realized I was running Yosemite Public Beta. Oh silly me. :eek:
     
  10. vpro macrumors 65816

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    whyyyyy....

    Why hasn't anyone fixed the issue where upon looking up "images" via google, when you find something you want to look at you click, image enlarges and with the direct link to it's page with suggested images, you then proceed to the site of origin, you browse, then you do this: swipe back with your fingers on the track pad to go back to the images search page and....................... blank. GRRRR>>> you hit the refresh every single time this happens since Montain Lion has not been fixed at all???????
     
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    What if you are running 7.1? Does it not include the security fixes in 7.0.6?
     
  12. maplingstorie macrumors 6502

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    can't be bothered with safari anymore since adblock doesn't work in youtube. :'(
     
  13. vpro macrumors 65816

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    hmmmm

    Does anything work to block any ads in youtube really? Youtube is just trash now, everyone signed up for ads on their stupid videos, even the idiotic videos all have wishful thinking to make a quick penny off viewers, so everyone's got ads running everywhere.
     
  14. Buddygor macrumors regular

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    Reading the title, I was afraid they had finally abandoned Lion :O
     
  15. maplingstorie macrumors 6502

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    it works with google chrome. Therefore, I have to force myself to use GC. Gonna miss the zoom in and out and that smooth scrolling.
     
  16. haddy macrumors regular

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    Yeah me as well and I also would like to know if 7.1 has the security fixes?
     
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