Apple Updates OS X Mavericks To 10.9.2 To Fix SSL/TSL Vulnerability, Bring FaceTime Audio Support and More…

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Apple released a major update for OS X Mavericks which fixes the infamous SSL/TSL vulnerability ( for this alone, the update is HIGHLY recommended ), adds the ability to make and receive FaceTime audio calls, block incoming iMessages from individual senders and many other bug fixes.

Mail.app is now more stable and brings an improves the accuracy of unread counts in Mail and better support for Gmail archive mailboxes and labels are also included in this update.

Jump over the break to see a complete changelog…

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  • Adds the ability to make and receive FaceTime audio calls
  • Adds call waiting support for FaceTime audio and video calls
  • Adds the ability to block incoming iMessages from individual senders
  • Includes general improvements to the stability and compatibility of Mail
  • Improves the accuracy of unread counts in Mail
  • Resolves an issue that prevented Mail from receiving new messages from certain providers
  • Improves AutoFill compatibility in Safari
  • Fixes an issue that may cause audio distortion on certain Macs
  • Improves reliability when connecting to a file server using SMB2
  • Fixes an issue that may cause VPN connections to disconnect
  • Improves VoiceOver navigation in Mail and Finder
  • Improves VoiceOver reliability when navigating websites
  • Improves compatibility with Gmail Archive mailboxes
  • Includes improvements to Gmail labels
  • Improves Safari browsing and Software Update installation when using an authenticated web proxy
  • Fixes an issue that could cause the Mac App Store to offer updates for apps that are already up to date
  • Improves the reliability of diskless NetBoot service in OS X Server
  • Fixes braille driver support for specific HandyTech displays
  • Resolves an issue when using Safe Boot with some systems
  • Improves ExpressCard compatibility for some MacBook Pro 2010 models
  • Resolves an issue which prevented printing to printers shared by Windows XP
  • Resolves an issue with Keychain that could cause repeated prompts to unlock the Local Items keychain
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent certain preference panes from opening in System Preferences
  • Fixes an issue that may prevent migration from completing while in Setup Assistant

To install the update, click on the Apple icon in the menu bar -> Software Update and find the 10.9.2 update in the App Store updates section. The update was 769MB in size for me on a 2013 iMac, and it took around 10 minutes to download and install…

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