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Apple's Mac OS X 10.5.5 update (and Security Update 2008-006) fixes a critical DNS vulnerability that could allow attackers to trick victims into visiting malicious Web sites using what's known as a "cache poisoning attack." We wrote about the vulnerability in August. Although Apple's release notes...

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September 16, 2008 at 4:00PM
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Apple's latest OS update -- 10.5.5 -- is now up and dancing in Software Update. It includes the latest batch of security updates, Address Book, Spotlight, and iPhone sync enhancements, and iCal, eMail, MobileMe and Time Machine performance tweaks. In other words, it's a biggie. Full release notes ...

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It hasn't hit Apple's software downloads page yet, but reader reports are coming in that Mac OS X 10.5.5 is loose in the wild. Check Software Update to see if the big cat is available in your neighborhood ... or, possibly a better idea, wait 24 hours for the early adopters to see what breaks. You c...

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AppleInsider reports that the Mac OS X team is squashing ever more bugs, and has released version 10.5.5 build 9F13 to developers. Unlike prior builds, Apple released it without any known issues. The article notes that Apple has made 115 corrections to Mac OS X code as a part of the 10.5.5 update. I...

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It was only a week ago when Apple started shipping the early builds of Mac OS X 10.5.5. However, in the ever-changing world of OS updates, MacNN reports that Apple has prepared another developer seed of 10.5.5 for beta testing. The latest build number is 9F9 (the last one being 9F5). According to t...

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Yesterday, we noted that Apple was close to releasing a 10.5.5 seed for developers. Little did we know that it would be dropping a couple hours later. AppleInsider is reporting that the 10.5.5 developer seed was released today, along with an interesting note. Developers were told not to install the...

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AppeInsider is reporting that developers may receive their seeds of Mac OS X 10.5.5 as soon as this weekend, calling it a "maintenance and security update." They go on to say that the 10.5.5 Leopard update could provide support for those new notebooks we've been hearing about. Apple released their ...

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