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Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.5.8 and Tiger Security Update 2009-003

Apple today released Mac OS X 10.5.8 for both consumer and server versions of Leopard via Software Update.

The 10.5.8 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac, as well as specific fixes for:

- compatibility and reliability issues when joining AirPort networks.
- an issue that could cause some monitor resolutions to no longer appear in Displays System Preferences.
- issues that may affect Bluetooth reliability.

For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3606.
For information on the security content of this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222.

Mac OS X 10.5.8 Update (274 MB) - Requires OS X 10.5.7
Mac OS X 10.5.8 Combo Update (759 MB) - Upgrade from any version of OS X 10.5 Leopard
Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 (274 MB)
Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 Combo Update (978 MB)

Apple has also released Security Update 2009-003 for users on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

Security Update 2009-003 (Tiger Intel) (166 MB)
Security Update 2009-003 (Tiger PPC) (76 MB)
Security Update 2009-003 (Server Tiger Universal) (204 MB)
Security Update 2009-003 (Server Tiger PPC) (130 MB)

A developer build (9L30) of OS X 10.5.8 seeded last week carried only a single increment in build number from the previous seed and listed no outstanding issues, suggesting that work on OS X 10.5.8 was rapidly nearing completion.