The latest major patch update to Mac OS X 10.6.8 just got pumped through Software Update, and this is one patch everyone with a Mac is going to want to make as soon as possible: without it, you won’t be able to upgrade to 10.7 Lion when it is released on the Mac App Store next month.
Here’s what’s new:
The 10.6.8 update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including fixes that:
– Enhance the Mac App Store to get your Mac ready to upgrade to Mac OS X Lion
– Resolve an issue that may cause Preview to unexpectedly quit
– Improve support for IPv6
– Improve VPN reliability
– Identify and remove known variants of Mac Defender