Apple Releases OS X 10.7.3 And Safari 5.1.3 With Extended Language Support And Bug Fixes

Posted on Feb 2 2012 - 5:22am by Editorial Staff

According to Macrumors, Apple has released OS X 10.7.3, an update to its operating system for Mac computers – the third maintenance update to OS X Lion. The update adds support for several new languages and fixes various bugs. The update includes Safari 5.1.3, an updated version of the web browser included in OS X. The updates to the products vary in depth, with Lion Server edition getting the most love, including the fixes pushed for regular Lion.

Update includes:

  • Add Catalan, Croatian, Greek, Hebrew, Romanian, Slovak, Thai, and Ukrainian language support
  • Address issues when using smart cards to log into OS X
  • Address compatibility issues with Microsoft Windows file sharing
  • Address an issue printing Microsoft Word documents that use markup
  • Address a graphics performance issue after sleep on some earlier iMacs that use ATI graphics
  • Resolve a Wi-Fi connection issue when waking from sleep
  • Address an issue that may prevent Safari from opening before joining a wireless network
  • Fix a potential issue authenticating to an SMB DFS share
  • Include RAW image compatibility for additional digital cameras
  • Improve binding to read-only Active Directory Domain Controllers
  • Improve binding and login speed for Active Directory users in a domain whose name ends in “.local”
  • Improve reliability of Dynamic DNS (DDNS) updates by Active Directory clients
  • Allow login with an Active Directory username that contains a space
  • Improve compatibility with Active Directory schemas that have been extended with the “apple-user-homeDirectory” and “apple-user-homeurl” attributes
  • Fix home directory Dock item for Active Directory users with mobile accounts
  • Allow NIS users with MD5-hashed passwords to log in

The OS X Lion Update 10.7.3 (Server) includes general operating system fixes that enhance – stability, compatibility, migration and security of your server and improvements of the various services and applications. The Server Admin Tools 10.7.3 suite has gotten updates for Podcast Composer, Server Admin, Server Monitor, System Image Utility, Workgroup Manager and Xgrid Admin You can see the list of improvements here.

For Snow Leopard users, there is a security update available as well, containing the fixes that shipped with OS X 10.7.3. You can download the regular version here and the server edition here. Patch details can be viewed here.

In addition to updating the standard version of its OS X Lion operating system to 10.7.3, Apple has also updated its OS X Lion Server edition and Server Admin Tools to 10.7.3. It has also released an update to Apple Remote Desktop Client to 3.5.2.

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