Apple released Mac OS X 10.6.1 Thursday, an update for Snow Leopard that includes several bug fixes, including an update to the latest version of Flash (10.0.32.18). Apple had taken criticism for shipping Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6) with an outdated version of Flash that had known security issues.
Changes according to the patch notes:
- Improves compatibility with some Sierra Wireless 3G modems
- Addresses an issue in which some printer compatibility drivers might not appear properly in the Add Printer browser
- Addresses an issue that might cause DVD playback to stop unexpectedly
- Addresses an issue that might make it difficult to remove an item from the Dock
- Resolves an issue in which the Command-Option-T keyboard shortcut would sometimes bring up the special characters menu in applications such as Mail and TextEdit
- Addresses instances in which auto account setup in Mail might not work
- Resolves issues when sending mail with certain SMTP servers
- Addresses an issue in which Motion 4 could become unresponsive
- Includes an update to Adobe Flash Player plug-in version 10.0.32.18
The patch is a 75.1MB download through Software Update. [UPDATE] The stand-alone updater has also been posted.