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The latest update to Leopard includes security fixes, improves Bluetooth reliability, and upgrades Safari to version 4.0.2. It is available for Mac users via software update, or a 274MB file for download from Apple. The combo update is also available at 759MB.
"The Mac OS X v10.5.8 Update is recommended for Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard users and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac," reads an Apple statement.
Also released Wednesday were Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 (274MB), Security Update 2009-003 for Tiger on Power PC (76MB), Security Update 2009-003 for Server Tiger on Power PC (130MB), Security Update 2009-003 for Server Tiger Universal (204MB), and Security Update 2009-003 for Tiger on Intel 166MB.
Mac OS X 10.5.8
The list of fixes for Leopard are as follows:
- Upgrades Safari to version 4.0.2.
- Improves the accuracy of full history search in Safari 4.
- Resolves an issue in which certain resolutions might not appear in the Display pane in System Preferences.
- Dragging an Aperture image into Automator now invokes an Aperture action instead of incorrectly invoking an iPhoto action.
- Resolves an issue that could prevent importing of large photo and movie files from digital cameras.
- Improves overall Bluetooth reliability with external devices, USB webcams and printers.
- Addresses an issue that could cause extended startup times.
- Improves iCal reliability with MobileMe Sync and CalDav.
- Addresses data reliability issues with iDisk and MobileMe.
- Improves overall reliability with AFP.
- Improves overall reliability with Managed Client.
- Improves compatibility and reliability for joining AirPort networks.
- Improves Sync Service reliability.
- Includes additional RAW image support for several third-party cameras.
- Improves compatibility with some external USB hard drives.
- Includes latest security fixes.
Last week, developers were supplied with build 9L30 of the beta. It featured only minor fixes, suggesting the release of 10.5.8 was imminent.
Mac OS X Server 10.5.8
The update for Server includes the following fixes:
- AFP Server
- Fixes an issue that could cause the AppleFileServer process to keep the server's processor busy even when no users are connected. AFP Client
- Fixes an issue that could cause an AFP client to indefinitely repeat unsuccessful attempts to reconnect to an AFP server after waking from sleep. Managed Client
- Fixes an issue that could prevent managed users from logging in on a PowerPC-based Mac after installing the Mac OS X v10.5.7 Update.
- Improves reliability of synchronizing files from a portable home directory to a network home hosted on an SMB server.
- Login Items stored in a user's network home directory will now run properly at login.
- Simultaneous login is now correctly disallowed if the "Allow simultaneous login" setting is unchecked. Server Admin
- Fixes an issue that could cause Server Admin to stop responding when propagating permissions.
- Adds NetBoot/NetInstall model filters for Macs introduced in June 2009. System Image Utility
- Adds NetBoot/NetInstall model filters for Macs introduced in June 2009. Additional improvements
- Improves Mac OS X Server security. For more information about the security content of Mac OS X Server v10.5.8 see this article.
- Mac OS X Server v10.5.8 also includes all other improvements delivered in the client Mac OS X 10.5.8 Update.