Apple today released Mac OS X 10.5.4 Leopard which is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac.
– Includes recent Apple security updates.
– Resolves an issue with saving and reopening Adobe Creative Suite 3 ﬁles on a remote server.
– Includes additional RAW image support for several cameras.
– Addresses an issue that may result in a partially installed X11 application.
– Improves L2TP VPN client reliability.
– Addresses AirPort reliability issues with 5GHz networks.
– Addresses AirPort issues that may result in slower performance in Logic Studio or MainStage.
– Improves overall iCal reliability for meeting requests, cancellation notices, delegation, and syncing with iPhone.
– Resolves an issue that prevents deleting an iCal event without notifying the creator.
– Addresses an issue in which events in all calendars affect availability. A checkbox now enables information-only calendars to be transparent from free/busy lookups.
– Resolves a UI issue preventing delegated calendars from showing up as a separate window.
– Addresses an issue with copying and pasting attendees from one event to another.
– Resolves an issue in which iCal may not delete events after a speciﬁed time interval, even when set to do so in iCal preferences.
– Addresses an issue in which To Dos cannot be marked private.
– Addresses a potential performance issue when loading secure web pages.
– Resolves issues that may be encountered when accessing secure web pages with client certificates that reside on a smart card.
• Spaces and Exposé
– Addresses an issue in which switching from a space with a Finder window keeps the Finder as the active application instead of the application residing in the destination space.
– Fixes an issue in which dragging an application from the list of application assignments in Spaces System Preferences does not assign the application to the desired space.
– Resolves an Exposé issue that may result in only a subset of windows being shown.
Mac OS X 10.5.4 Leopard is available via Software Update.
Standalone installers are or will soon be available via Apple Support Downloads.
• The delta update will allow you update from Mac OS X 10.5.3 to 10.5.4
• The combo update will allow you update from Mac OS X 10.5, 10.5.1, 10.5.2, or 10.5.3 to 10.5.4
Information about the security content of Security Update 2008-004 and Mac OS X 10.5.4 here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “John F” for the heads up.]