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Security Update 2013-003 for OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8 (info/downloads)
Software Update info simply says "Security Update 2013-003 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X" but more info is available in the doc about Security Update 2013-003 that notes several Quicktime fixes. Here's download pages for the updates:

I prefer download updaters instead of software update. (Especially if you have more than one Mac to update.)

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Previous Day's News Summary:
    Monday July 1st, 2013 News Archive
  • Another report on (Mac Pro) Nvidia 8800GT Card "Bake" Fix (BGA solder reflow)
  • Tip for OS X 10.8.4 WiFi Problems (recreate System Config pref)
  • (Op-Ed) The new Mac Pro: desktop mainframe
  • Apple applies to register 'iWatch' trademark in Japan
  • Apple's France Offices Raided
  • Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Docs:
    - How to hide a user account in OS X
    - OS X: Password may not be accepted after changing user's full name
    - OS X: Taking pictures of your screen
    - How OS X and iOS report storage capacity
    - How to identify Mac mini models
    - Mac Basics: Ports and connectors
    - Mac Basics: Mail (OS X Mountain Lion)
    - Configuring Mail for your email account
    - Mac Basics: Using Windows on your Mac via Boot Camp
    - Boot Camp: Installing Windows 7 Frequently Asked Questions
    - iOS: Understanding group messaging
    - iPad (Wi-Fi + Cellular): Troubleshooting a cellular data connection
    - iPad: Understanding the side switch
    - iOS: Troubleshooting Siri
    - Software Update no longer available in OS X v10.3 and earlier
  • Other News/Reviews/Tech/OT:
    - Haswell vs. Ivy Bridge: A Look at Old and New
    - AMD A10-5750M Review - Part 1
    - Silicon Valley's Big Brains Try to Redo Radio
    - What an eavesdropper sees when you use an unsecured Wi-Fi hotspot
    - Review: Westone ADV Alpha in-ear headphones
    - Pike's Peak 2013: Loeb Shatters the Old Record
    - Revving up for the Corvette's 60th anniversary
    - Wired's Patriotic Picks (movies/tv) for the 4th

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