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Apple releases OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks with reliability enhancements, includes Safari 7.0.6

Apple on Wednesday released the latest OS X 10.9 Mavericks maintenance update, which includes Safari version 7.0.6, with fixes for VPN reliability and file access from SMB servers.




The latest OS X Mavericks update comes a month and a half after Apple first seeded betas of the update to developers in July.

As previously reported, the maintenance update focuses on fixes for the reliability of virtual private network connections that use USB Smart Cards as IDs. Also improved is reliability of accessing files located on an SMB server.

As for Safari 7.0.6, the Web browser was released as a standalone update in August and includes a patch for a WebKit vulnerability that allows for termination of arbitrary code after a user visits a malicious website.

Mac users can download OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks via Software Update or the Mac App Store.