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Apple Releases Security Update 2010-001 for Snow Leopard and Leopard

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Apple today released Security Update 2010-001 for users of Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Leopard. According to the associated support document, the update addresses security issues affecting a half-dozen system areas, including CoreAudio, Flash Player plug-in, and OpenSSL.

- Security Update 2010-001 (Snow Leopard) (21.90 MB, Requires Mac OS X 10.6.2)
- Security Update 2010-001 Client (Leopard) (159.58 MB, Requires Mac OS X 10.5.8)
- Security Update 2010-001 Server (Leopard) (248.11 MB, Requires Mac OS X 10.5.8)

Apple typically rolls security updates into its Mac OS X updates as those are released, including separate security-only updates for earlier OS X versions no longer seeing major changes. The release of a security-only update for Snow Leopard suggests that Apple is not planning to release Mac OS X 10.6.3 in the near future, having only just begun seeding versions of it to developers for testing.

Article Link: Apple Releases Security Update 2010-001 for Snow Leopard and Leopard
 

thejadedmonkey

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Apple typically rolls security updates into its Mac OS X updates as those are released, including separate security-only updates for earlier OS X versions no longer seeing major changes. The release of a security-only update for Snow Leopard suggests that Apple is not planning to release Mac OS X 10.6.3 in the near future, having only just begun seeding versions of it to developers for testing.

I find that interesting that Apple did a security patch for SL... I don't know if I like it or not, either.
 
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Vmaatta

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Sure they do...

I find that interesting that Apple did a security patch for SL... I don't know if I like it or not, either.

Any and all OS and other software have security issues and hopefully patches. Thinking anyone could make perfect software is just plain stupid.

Unless of course you mean that you would’ve rather seen the 10.6.3 update :rolleyes:.. meh.. I’m not in a hurry as I have no open issues with 10.6.2.
 
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rikers_mailbox

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it's s/w update season! I think we're seeing a round of updates in preparation for new hardware. Apple is wrapping up development and cutting the new versions loose. Expect more...
 
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cjmillsnun

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As well as the Boot Camp 2.2 drivers for Windows on Leopard Macs, there were also Boot Camp 3.1 drivers for Windows on Snow Leopard Macs
 
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ryannazaretian

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Is anyone having trouble with the update installing? I just installed Leopard last night to replace Snow Leopard that has been acting up. Now this update came out, and when I go to install it, it tries to restart, but gets stuck in either an endless loop of blue screens or at the Leopard Aurora screen. I've tried it 3 times, reset SMC, reset PRAM.
 
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Symbolism

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Is anyone having trouble with the update installing? I just installed Leopard last night to replace Snow Leopard that has been acting up. Now this update came out, and when I go to install it, it tries to restart, but gets stuck in either an endless loop of blue screens or at the Leopard Aurora screen. I've tried it 3 times, reset SMC, reset PRAM.

I had the exact same problem... After looping for about 10 minutes, I decided to just hold the power button off. Now I'm not sure if the fixes were patched correctly. Could anyone let me know of a possible fix?
 
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Mumford

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I had the exact same problem... After looping for about 10 minutes, I decided to just hold the power button off. Now I'm not sure if the fixes were patched correctly. Could anyone let me know of a possible fix?

I had a slightly different problem... my clock reset to January 2000 and the system forgot my wireless network. I set both & rebooted to be sure. Time & network were forgotten again. All is well now after a PRAM reset.
 
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combat

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Huh, strange to hear people are having problems. Worked fine on SL after reboot and such. And I suppose Apple is busy with iPhone OS and the tablet, but they better make time for SL updates too..
 
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Aquaporin

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I got the prohibition sign after updating on 21.5" iMac. I am pretty confused about how to fix it...
 
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zero85ZEN

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I'm having huge problems...

Beachballing constantly. My machine is totally bogged down and barely usable. Super slow reboot after downloading patch. Strange gray pixilated pattern on reboot between gray and blue boot screen. Mostly just Sloooooow and beachballing like crazy.
:mad:

This is on my 17" Classic MBP (see sig below) running SL updated to latest version.


EDIT: Really starting to look like this hosed my system. Painfully slow boots and shutdowns and beachballing constantly. ....sigh....
Looks like time to reformat and start from scratch. (Thought I left the days of totally having to re-install the OS every six months when I left Windows....)

:(
 
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scheming

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No three and four finger gestures after install

I have Mac OS X 10.6.2 and installed this update today, after the install and restart, i can't do three and four finger gestures on my MacBook Pro 5,1. I attempted to disable and re-enable the gestures through the system preferences, but that did not change anything. i am about to restart to see if the issue will resolve itself, but i thought i would let you know that this happened in case it happens to anyone else

UPDATE - problem was resolved by restarting my system. i hope this helps anyone who might run into the same problem
 
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macduke

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Maybe the patch instead of 10.6.3 is because it contains tablet references? Seems plausible. First thing that came to mind. A simple security patch for Snow Leopard seems really out of place. Usually those are reserved for legacy OS?
 
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xbjllb

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WOW! My Superdrive burns and plays Blu-ray now perfectly on my iMac matte screen!

Looks incredible! This will REALLY help my workflow. Thanks Steve!

:apple:
 
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