Apple has released OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1, and the update is now available in the Mac App Store under the Updates tab. A manual installer is also available for download.

In the support notes about the update, Apple recommends backing up your system before running the installer. A reboot is required in order to complete the update.

The update includes a number of fixes:

  • 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

OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.1 update now available originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Thu, 23 Aug 2012 11:24:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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