Apple pushes OS X security update, Safari 7.0.3

Alongside the release of iOS 7.1.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Apple has released a security update for OS X.

Security Update 2014-002 is recommended for all users and improves the security of OS X. This update also includes Safari 7.0.3.

While the update does not seem as severe as the previous security update containing a major SSL fix, it is recommended that all users update to the most recent version of OS X. The security update also includes a minor update to Safari.

This update: Fixes an issue that could cause the search and address field to load a webpage or send a search term before the return key is pressed Improves credit card autofill compatibility with websites Fixes an issue that could block receipt of push notifications from websites Adds a preference to turn off push notification prompts from websites Adds support for webpages with generic top-level domains Strengthens Safari sandboxing Fixes security issues, including several identified in recent security competitions

The update is available now on the Mac App Store. You can read more about the security update here and Safari 7.0.3 here.