Apple releases OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks update

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Date: Thursday, September 18th, 2014, 11:49
Category: Mavericks, News, security, Software

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In the midst of the iPhone 6 hype and hoopla, a major operating system update just hit.

Late Wednesday, Apple released OS X 10.9.5, which includes the following fixes and changes:

– Safari version 7.0.6.

– Fix for VPN-related vulnerability.

– Fix for file access from SMB servers.

– Fix for the reliability of virtual private network connections that use USB Smart Cards as IDs.


Per Safari 7.0.6, the new version includes a patch for a WebKit vulnerability that allows for termination of arbitrary code after a user visits a malicious website.

Mac users can download OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks via Software Update or the Mac App Store.

If you’ve tried the new version of the operating system, please let us know what you make of it in the comments.

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