A number of people have mentioned not being able to update to OS X 10.6.5, especially when they have used the standalone Combo updaters that have been found at sites like MacUpdate. After installing these updates, they have found the system still to be running OS X 10.6.4.
In some situations you may find that iTunes no longer recognizes your iOS device after you restart your Mac running Mac OS X 10.6.4 Snow Leopard. The solution may be more complex than just reinstalling iTunes.
Apple has released a security update (Security Update 2010-006) for OS X 10.6.4 Snow Leopard, which addresses a problem uncovered in the OS where a remote attacker could use a known username to access files in shared folders.
A growing support forum is highlighting issues with Macs running the latest update to Snow Leopard (10.6.4) having issues reading previously burned discs.
Apple has released an update to OS X that is specifically for the newly released iMac systems. The update addresses some graphical anomalies that occur in the new systems with the current version of OS X 10.6.4, and also fixes some compatibility issues with reading SDXC memory cards.
After updating to OS X 10.6.4, a number of people are experiencing an error where Apple's Mail email client will not open. When the application is launched, a message stating "Mail version 4.3 (1081/1078) cannot be used on Mac OS X Version 10.6.4" is displayed and the program shuts down.
The company didn't mention anything about adding an anti-malware update to OS X 10.6.4, which it released on Tuesday, Sophos says.
A few people have commented that their speakers have stopped working after updating to OS X 10.6.4. Some people have had this happen for USB-audio devices like the Apple Pro speakers, and others have had the internal speakers stop working.
Nvidia has released a new suite of graphics drivers for the GTX-285 graphics card. The driver is listed for OS X 10.6.4 only, and is specifically for the GTX-285 card that is available as a third-party purchase for Mac Pro systems.
Apparently Apple included an older version of Adobe's Flash Player plugin with the latest Mac OS X 10.6.4 update. The version Apple supplies is 10.0.45.2, whereas the latest version from Adobe is 10.1.53.64. While most people will not experience much difference in terms of performance, there could be some stability or compatibility differences that a few people may notice. More importantly, the version included with OS 10.6.4 is one that is subject to some recently uncovered (and subsequently patched) security vulnerabilities.