OS X Security Update addresses Safari vulnerabilities and bugs

OS X Security Update

Apple has issued an OS X security update today that should improve compatibility, stability and security. The bulk of the update is centered around Safari 7.0.3, and has the following changes, per Apple:

  • Fixes an issue that could cause the search and address field to load a webpage or send a search term before the return key is pressed
  • Improves credit card autofill compatibility with websites
  • Fixes an issue that could block receipt of push notifications from websites
  • Adds a preference to turn off push notification prompts from websites
  • Adds support for webpages with generic top-level domains
  • Strengthens Safari sandboxing
  • Fixes security issues, including several identified in recent security competitions

You'll find your update in the Mac App Store, and word of warning — this one requires a reboot.

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OS X Security Update addresses Safari vulnerabilities and bugs


Completely unrelated, but I would love to see push notifications in the next iMore app update. Mainly just for the News category. That would be awesome!

Back on track, updating now. Wonder if this has anything to do with potential Heartbleed infiltration..?

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Could be, because Safari 7.0.3 came out as an update 4/1/14 with the same listed fixes. This must have added more.