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Safari 10.1

Apple has released Safari 10.1 for OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite and 10.11.6 El Capitan (macOS 10.12.4 Sierra also includes it; see “Apple Releases macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2,” 27 March 2017). The update adds the capability to drag the Show Downloads list into a standalone window, brings Paste and Go to the Safari Smart Search field’s contextual menu, and resolves a bug that caused background tabs to suddenly appear in the foreground. It also deals with numerous security vulnerabilities, including multiple memory corruption and validation issues related to WebKit, a spoofing and denial-of-service issue that existed in the handling of HTTP authentication, and address bar spoofing. Safari 10.1 is available only via Software Update. (Free, 10.10+)

 

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Comments about Safari 10.1
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Bryan Kuro  2017-03-28 01:06
Thanks for covering this! I haven't seen anyone else mention it.
On 10.11 since the update I cannot drag 'n drop images or textsnippings from Safari to the desktop anymore.

Window/Tab crashes and reloads the content. Very annoying. Resetting Safari, trashing prefs, etc. didn't help.
Bernard Frangoulis  2017-04-04 03:43
Yes, same here. Let's hope for a bug fix soon.
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2017-04-04 09:58
Sorry to hear it! If it's any consolation, these tasks seem fine in macOS 10.12 Sierra.
Vickie  2017-04-12 15:46
Also can no longer drag 'n drop images from Safari to the desktop. Very FRUSTRATING!