Apple has today released a new update for its OS X Lion operating systems to address the security issue and FileVault bug, that in certain circumstances made users names and passwords available in text files.
Apple recommends that all OS X Lion users update to 10.7.4, which includes a number of general operating system fixes improving stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac system.
Issues fixed in the new update include:
– Resolve an issue in which the “Reopen windows when logging back in” setting is always enabled.
– Improve compatibility with certain British third-party USB keyboards.
– Addresses permission issues that may be caused if you use the Get Info inspector function “Apply to enclosed items…” on your home directory. For more information, see this article.
– Improve Internet sharing of PPPoE connections.
– Improve using a proxy auto-configuration (PAC) file.
– Address an issue that may prevent files from being saved to an SMB server.
– Improve printing to an SMB print queue.
– Improve performance when connecting to a WebDAV server.
– Enable automatic login for NIS accounts.
– Include RAW image compatibility for additional digital cameras.
– Improve the reliability of binding and logging into Active Directory accounts.
– The OS X Lion v10.7.4 Update includes Safari 5.1.6, which contains stability improvements.
More information on all the new additions within the latest update can be found over on the Apple support website.