Apple has today released an update to 10.8.1 for OS X Mountain Lion, bringing with it numerous bug fixes and stability improvements. The update, available through the Sofware Update function of the Mac App Store, or users can download the update package directly from Apple here. The update itself is relatively small, weighing in at around 24 MB but containing fixes for a number of significant bugs that have been discovered since the release of the software. All the details after the break.
- Resolve an issue that may cause Migration Assistant to unexpectedly quit
- Improve compatibility when connecting to a Microsoft Exchange server in Mail
- Address an issue playing audio through a Thunderbolt display
- Resolve an issue that could prevent iMessages from being sent
- Address an issue that could cause the system to become unresponsive when using Pinyin input
- Resolve an issue when connecting to SMB servers with long names
- Address a issue that may prevent Safari from launching when using a Proxy Automatic Configuration (PAC) file
- Improve 802.1X authentication with Active Directory credentials.
The next update, 10.8.2 has already been seeded to registered members of the Mac Developer program for testing, so it should also be appearing in a matter of weeks.