This article originally appeared in TidBITS on 2015-12-08 at 2:47 p.m.
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Safari 9.0.2

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Apple has released Safari 9.0.2 [1] for OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks and 10.10.5 Yosemite — it’s bundled into 10.11.2 El Capitan (see “OS X 10.11.2 Focuses on Improving Reliability and Security [2],” 8 December 2015). The update enables those using content blocking extensions to play Web-streamed video immediately without delays, and enables you to bypass content blockers when reloading a Web page by clicking and holding the reload button. Additionally, Safari 9.0.2 receives patches for multiple memory corruption issues related to WebKit, plus a fix for an input validation issue in content blocking that could allow a maliciously crafted Web site to reveal your browsing history (see this security content article [3] at Apple’s Support Web site). Safari 9.0.2 is available only via Software Update. (Free, 85.4 MB, 10.9+)

[1]: http://www.apple.com/safari/
[2]: http://tidbits.com/article/16135
[3]: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205639