Apple Updates OS X, FrontRow, and QuickTime

*Thanks Radish for the heads up!*

Earlier today, Apple released in conjunction with QuickTime 7.1 patch as well as a FrontRow 1.2.2 update, a new security patch addressing several issues in the core areas of the OS. The changes include:

Front Row

Bugs fixed in 1.2.2 include:

- Addresses bugs that prevented song shuffling within playlists
- Front row no longer says the server was not found when its waiting for a large movie trailer or long shared video to load
- Corrects bugs that prevented authorized Audible Audiobooks from playing
- Fixes a variety of DVD compatibility issues
- Purchased movies located in the Movies folder are now correctly recognized
- Includes a variety of fixes for VoiceOver accessibility
- Fixes a bug that prevented Front Row from reconnecting to shared video libraries after wake from sleep

What's New in this Version
- With Front Row, you can enjoy full-screen music, photos, videos, and DVDs on your Macintosh using a simple Apple remote control. This Front Row update provides a variety of fixes for better reliability.


QuickTime 7.1 delivers numerous important bug fixes and addresses critical security issues. This update is highly recommended for all QuickTime 7 users.

Important Notice to QuickTime Pro Users
Installation of QuickTime 7 will disable the QuickTime Pro functionality in prior versions of QuickTime, such as QuickTime 5 or QuickTime 6. If you proceed with this installation, you must purchase a new QuickTime 7 Pro key to regain QuickTime Pro functionality. After installation, visit to purchase a QuickTime 7 Pro key.

Security Update

Security Update 2006-003 is recommended for all users and improves the security of the following components.

- AppKit
- Bom
- CFNetwork
- CoreFoundation
- CoreGraphics
- Curl
- Finder
- Flash Player Plug-in
- ImageIO
- LaunchServices
- Mail
- Preview
- QuickDraw
- Ruby
- Safari
- Securityd

For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website:

These patches and updates are available via Software Update or a separate download on Apple's website.

News source: Apple

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