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Safari 8.0.2, 7.1.2, and 6.2.2

After releasing updates to the Safari Web browser and quickly recalling them back in the first week of December, Apple has now released Safari 8.0.2 for OS X 10.10 Yosemite, along with Safari 7.1.2 for 10.9 Mavericks and Safari 6.2.2 for 10.8 Mountain Lion. The release notes for Safari 8.0.2 are similar to the pulled version, fixing a bug that prevented history from syncing across devices if iCloud Drive wasn’t turned on, improving performance of WebGL graphics on Retina displays, and enabling username and password imports from Firefox. But there is one more — a fix for the issue that caused some users to not be able to access Safari after installing version 8.0.1. All three versions of Safari receive a fix for an issue that could prevent a saved password from being autofilled after two devices were added to iCloud Keychain. The three releases also include the same security updates from the Safari 8.0.1/7.1.1/6.2.1 triumvirate, including fixes for WebKit vulnerabilities that could lead to execution of arbitrary code due to memory corruption issues and user interface spoofing. All three versions of Safari are available from Software Update. (Free)


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Comments about Safari 8.0.2, 7.1.2, and 6.2.2
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Roger Gerrard  An apple icon for a TidBITS Contributor 2014-12-16 13:50
Comment not quite relevant but will try anyway. Cannot find just Safari download for os10.6.8. Safari currently
5.1.10. Can you help please?
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2014-12-16 14:03
Alas, Apple isn't providing even security updates to Safari 5 any more, same as for Snow Leopard. So you'd need to update your version of OS X before you can take advantage of new versions of Safari.
Roger Gerrard  An apple icon for a TidBITS Contributor 2014-12-17 11:27
Thanks for the quick reply. Alas, cannot do any updating to 0S10.6.8. New OS not supported by my dated iMac. Still, it works fine.