Safari 5.1.4 with Improved Performance and Security Fixes Now Available

Posted on March 12, 2012 by

Apple just released Safari 5.1.4 through Software Update, with improvements to performance, stability, compatibility and security. You can also download Safari 5.1.4 from Apple’s website.

About Safari 5.1.4

LION

  • Safari 5.1.4 contains improvements to performance, stability, compatibility, and security, including changes that:
  • Improve JavaScript performance
  • Improve responsiveness when typing into the search field after changing network configurations or with an intermittent network connection
  • Address an issue that could cause webpages to flash white when switching between Safari windows
  • Address issues that prevented printing U.S. Postal Service shipping labels and embedded PDFs
  • Preserve links in PDFs saved from webpages
  • Fix an issue that could make Flash content appear incomplete after using gesture zooming
  • Fix an issue that could cause the screen to dim while watching HTML5 video
  • Improve stability, compatibility and startup time when using extensions
  • Allow cookies set during regular browsing to be available after using Private Browsing
  • Fix an issue that could cause some data to be left behind after pressing the “Remove All Website Data” button

For detailed information on this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5142

For detailed information on the security content of this update, please visit this site: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

SHA1: 241bda1dcf34dcdb13e1848c11628173ca7c504f

SNOW LEOPARD

  • Safari 5.1.4 contains improvements to stability, compatibility, and security, including changes that:
  • Improve responsiveness when typing into the search field after changing network configurations or with an intermittent network connection
  • Address an issue that could cause webpages to flash white when switching between Safari windows
  • Address issues that prevented printing U.S. Postal Service shipping labels and embedded PDFs
  • Preserve links in PDFs saved from webpages
  • Correct the contents of context menus on webpages that are PDFs
  • Fix an issue that could cause the screen to dim while watching HTML5 video
  • Improve stability, compatibility and startup time when using extensions
  • Allow cookies set during regular browsing to be available after using Private Browsing
  • Fix an issue that could cause some data to be left behind after pressing the “Remove All Website Data” button

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