VLC for Mac 2.1.3 Fixes Broken Behavior
And, clears up adult acne! Well, no, but VLC for Mac 2.1.3 does fix bugs, lots of bugs. Plus, Flash 12 and Firefox 27 are now available, too, with fixes, features and security patches.
• VLC for Mac 2.1.3 (download)
— Fix broken behaviour with SOCKSv5 proxies
— Fix integer overflow on error when using vlc_readdir Access:
— Fix DVB-T2 tuning on Linux
— Fix encrypted DVD playback
— Fix v4l2 frequency conversion Decoders
— See the full release notes
Flash for Mac Security Update
According to Macrumors, OS X 10.6 and later require Flash Player 184.108.40.206, which has just been released — Adobe cites an in-the-wild exploit as the reason for pushing this security only update.
The latest whole number update of Mozilla’s browser offers essentially one user-facing feature (right on top) and a whole bunch o’ developer focussed stuff, which is par for the course for the last couple years.
• Firefox 27 (download)
— You can now run more than one service at a time with Firefox SocialAPI, allowing you to receive notifications, chat and more from multiple integrated services
— Enabled TLS 1.1 (RFC 4346) and TLS 1.2 (RFC 5246) by default
— Added support for SPDY 3.1 protocol Ability to reset style sheets using ‘all:unset’
— Security fixes, see the full release notes (link above)
— Mac Antivirus: ClamXav 2.6.2 Brings Update Engine, etc
— iWork Updates for Mac, iOS: The Road Back to ’09
— Pixelmator 3.1 Marble Brings 2013 Mac Pro Enhancements
— Get the Time Machine, RSS Time Machine Mac Screensavers
— NYOP Bundle: Mac Bundle 4.0 with SnagIt + Flux 4 + Free MBA + More