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  • Apple Releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 to the Public


    Thursday afternoon, Apple has released an updated version of OS X Yosemite to the public. OS X 10.10.5, which has been in beta for a few weeks, is finally available for download and includes a variety of bug fixes and security improvements.

    As noted by Apple, the update fixes bugs with QuickTime Media Player, making the compatibility of the software better for Windows Media files. Moreover, the update also fixes compatibility with certain e-mail servers in the Mail application for OS X and fixes a problem in the Photos application for OS X that would hinder the ability to import photos from popular GoPro cameras.

    Quote Originally Posted by Apple
    About the OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 Update

    The OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 Update is recommended for all OS X Yosemite users.

    The OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all users. This update:

    • Improves compatibility with certain email servers when using Mail
    • Fixes an issue in Photos that prevented importing videos from GoPro cameras
    • Fixes an issue in QuickTime Player that prevented playback of Windows Media files



    For detailed information about the security content of this update, see Apple security updates.
    In terms of security, the update also fixes a nasty DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE exploit that could be used to gain root access to a Mac OS X machine.

    The update is recommended for all OS X Yosemite users and is available under the Updates tab in the Mac App Store application. A restart will be required after the installation, so you should save all of your work in open applications before proceeding to prevent unwanted data loss.

    Source: Apple
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Apple Releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 to the Public started by Anthony Bouchard View original post
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    1. Clem-Clone's Avatar
      Clem-Clone -
      never mind...