Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.1 and Security Update 2009-005

Apple today released Mac OS X 10.6.1, the first maintenance update for Snow Leopard, via Software Update and Apple's software downloads page. The most recent developer build of OS X 10.6.1, Build 10B504, was seeded just two days ago. The update brings several bug fixes, as well as an update to Flash Player to incorporate the most recent release from Adobe.

The 10.6.1 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including fixes for:

- compatibility with some Sierra Wireless 3G modems
- an issue that might cause DVD playback to stop unexpectedly
- some printer compatibility drivers not appearing properly in the add printer browser
- an issue that might make it difficult to remove an item from the Dock
- instances where automatic account setup in Mail might not work
- an issue where pressing cmd-opt-t in Mail brings up the special characters menu instead of moving a message
- Motion 4 becoming unresponsive

For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3810.
For information on the security content of this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222.

- Mac OS X v10.6.1 Update (71.47 MB)
- Mac OS X Server v10.6.1 Update (71.57 MB)

Apple has also released Security Update 2009-005 for users on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and 10.4 Tiger.

- Security Update 2009-005 (Leopard) (93.14 MB)
- Security Update 2009-005 Server (Leopard) (93.14 MB)

- Security Update 2009-005 (Tiger Intel) (169.75 MB)
- Security Update 2009-005 (Tiger PPC) (77.95 MB)
- Security Update 2009-005 Server (Tiger Univ) (206.43 MB)
- Security Update 2009-005 Server (Tiger PPC) (132.53 MB)