Mac OS X

The "Patches for Mac OS X" Fixlet site provides the following coverage:

All Macs

  • Maintenance: Repair Permissions on the Root Folder, Run Periodic Maintenance Scripts, Archive Documents Folder to Network, etc.
  • Configuration: Font Smoothing Settings, Disable Automatic Update Checks by Software Update, etc.
  • Security: No Password Required on Wake From Sleep or Screen Saver, etc.

PowerPC Based Macs

  • Application Updates: iTunes, QuickTime, Office X, etc.

Intel Based Macs

  • Security Updates: Mac OS X 10.4.8 and later. (Released after January 2007)
  • Application Updates: iTunes, QuickTime, etc.

Note: Full coverage of Security Updates released prior to January 2007 for Intel is forthcoming.