Safari 5.0.2 released with bug fixes and security patches

Safari

Apple updated Safari to version 5.0.2 for Mac and Windows, an update contains both bug fixes and security patches. The update also adds an encrypted connection for users visiting the Apple’s Safari Extension Gallery, a gallery of third party Safari Extensions.

Apple also updated Safari 4 to version 4.1.2 with the same security enhancements included in version 5.0.2.

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The Safari Extensions Gallery is accessible from the Safari menu or at extensions.apple.com. Users can download and install extensions from the gallery with a single click, and there’s no need to restart the browser.

Safari 5.0.2 Software Update:

This update contains improvements to compatibility and security, including the following:

Fixes an issue that could prevent users from submitting web forms
Fixes an issue that could cause web content to display incorrectly when viewing a Google Image result with Flash 10.1 installed
Establishes an encrypted, authenticated connection to the Safari Extensions Gallery
For detailed information on the security content of this update, please visit this site: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

Safari 5 is available for both Mac OS® X and Windows as a free download at www.apple.com/safari. Safari 5 for Mac OS X requires Mac OS X Leopard® 10.5.8 or Mac OS X Snow Leopard® 10.6.2 or later. Safari 5 for Windows requires Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista or Windows 7, a minimum 256MB of memory and a system with at least a 500 MHz Intel Pentium processor

Safari 5.0.2 is available from Safari website and through Apple's Software Update.

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Posted by Antony at September 8, 2010 2:52 AM

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