7. Deep CDR Release Notes

v5.6.5

Release date: 12/2/2019

  • Fixed additional break line when sanitizing HTML

  • Better handling metadata removal in Microsoft Office 2007

v5.6.4

Release date: 11/19/2019

  • Improve PDF sanitization: betting handling metadata, none standard PDF files

v5.6.3

Release date: 11/7/2019

  • Better processing Cross Reference Table ( xref ) in PDF

  • Improve multi-threads handling for JTD sanitization

v5.6.2

  • Preserve newline character when sanitizing CSV

  • Better handling PDF Form with empty decoded data

v5.6.1

  • Better handling invalid file structure for TIFF

  • Better handling MP3 version 2.5

v5.6.0

  • Better handling CSV formulas starting with special characters

  • Microsoft Office sanitization improvement

    • Sanitize recursively all supported file types embedded in Microsoft Office 2007 documents

    • Better handling file path when processing

    • Improved invalid file structure detection for DOC

  • PDF sanitization improvements:

    • Supported sanitize PDF file generated by Adobe Illustrator

    • Improved PDF form sanitization

  • Optimized system resource usage (RAM, I/O)

v5.5.3

  • Supported TXT to TXT sanitization

  • Introduced new options to process formulas in CSV

  • Improved memory usage when sanitizing big HTML files

  • Better handling invalid structure JPG files

v5.5.2

  • Better resource usage for image processing

  • Better disarming process for Microsoft Office sanitization

v5.5.1

  • Supported new file types:

    • Text file (TXT)

    • Audio Video Interleave (AVI), Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)

    • Outlook Personal Folder (PST)

  • Supported a new configuration to process image link in HTML

  • Improved 20% PDF sanitization speed

v5.5.0

  • Deep CDR as new name

  • Supported new file types:

    • Media file format: MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3 (MP3) , Waveform Audio (WAV)

    • Archive file: Cabinet Archive (CAB), ARJ Archive (ARJ), LZH Archive (LZH), LZMA Archive (LZMA)

    • Email file: Outlook Message (MSG)

  • Improved XLS/XLSM sanitization: better Macro/VBA handling

  • Better embedded object removal for XLSX/PPTX sanitization

  • Improved ODT sanitization: remove linked images; hidden text, paragraphs, comments

  • Improved Deep CDR details

v5.4.3

  • Improved file handling for HTML, CSV, images sanitization

  • Improved process management in Linux sanitization

  • Better encode handling for RTF sanitization

  • Improved logging

v5.4.2

  • Better DDE handling for DOCX

  • Improved PDF sanitization: better handling MetaData, XFA form, Security setting

  • Better temp file handling for JTDC sanitization

v5.4.1

  • Improved Linux sanitization stability

  • Improved ODT sanitization: font, embedded sheet handling

  • Better DDE handling for DOC/XLS/XLT

  • Better link handling for DOCX

v5.4.0

  • Supported new 26 file formats, more than 100 sanitization types:

    • Video file format: MPEG-4 Part 14 (MP4), Windows Media Video (WMV)

    • Email file format: Electronic Mail (EML)

    • Microsoft PowerPoint: Microsoft PowerPoint (97-2003) Show (PPS), Microsoft PowerPoint (97-2003) Template (POT), Microsoft PowerPoint Macro-Enabled Show (PPSM), Microsoft PowerPoint Template (POTX), Microsoft PowerPoint Macro-Enabled Template (POTM),

    • Microsoft Excel: Microsoft Excel (97-2003) Template (XLT), Microsoft Excel Template (XLTX), Microsoft Excel Macro-Enabled Template (XLTM)

    • Microsoft Visio: Microsoft Visio Drawing (VSDX), Microsoft Visio Macro-Enabled Drawing (VSDM), Microsoft Visio Drawing Stencil (VSSX), Microsoft Visio Template (VSTX), Microsoft Visio Macro-Enabled Template (VSTM), Microsoft Visio Macro-Enabled Stencil ( VSSM), Microsoft Visio Stencil XML file type (VSX), Microsoft XML for Visio Template (VTX), Microsoft Visio XML Drawing (VDX)

    • OpenDocument Document Template (OTT)

    • MIME HTML (MHT)

    • AutoCAD: Drawing Interchange Format (DXF), Design Web Format (DWF)

    • 3D files: Digital Asset Exchange (DAE), 3D Studio (3DS), Universal 3D (U3D), Google Draco (DRC), AVEVA Plant Design Management System Model (RVM)

    • RTF to PDF

  • Return forensic info to show which objects were sanitized, removed

  • Improved image sanitization speed, memory usage

  • Improved PDF sanitization: better error classification, metadata handling, script handling, form handling

  • Improved XLS, PPT sanitization: duplicated object handling, macro handling, image handling

  • Improved HTML sanitization: handle hyperlink better, preserve content in "pre" tag, remove redundant data

  • More stable Linux sanitization for DOCX, PPTX

v5.3.4

  • Better handling empty HTML file

  • Improved PDF parser to handle file structure better

v5.3.3

  • Improved handling hidden content in DOCX sanitization

  • Improved ODT sanitization in Linux

v5.3.2

  • Improved error message for Microsoft XML Spreadsheet 2003 (.xml) sanitization

  • Improved PDF sanitization: XFA form, Metadata parser

v5.3.1

  • Enhanced XLS sanitization in case files only contain Macros

  • Improved forensic info in HWP sanitization

v5.3.0

  • Sanitization of recursively embedded documents in Microsoft Office 2007 documents

  • Sanitization of Calendar data files: iCalendar (.ics) & vCalender v1.0 (.vcs)

  • Enhanced EMF/WMF sanitization

  • Improved image sanitization to prevent advanced steganography attacks

  • Extended file support that now includes Ichitaro Document to Compressed format (JTDC), a compressed version of JTD

  • Enhanced PDF sanitization functionality, including handling of digital signatures, JavaScript, form fields, and layers

v5.2.12

  • Enhanced handling DDE with RTF file type

  • Improved handling external objects in Microsoft Office document

  • Improved handling Forms in PDF

  • Improved error message for password protect documents

v5.2.11

  • Enhanced the EMF sanitization inside PPT for Linux

  • Improved error messages for invalid file structure in DOC, PPT

  • Improved the TIFF sanitization inside PDF

  • Better CDATA node handling in HTML sanitization

  • Better temp file handling in Microsoft Office 2007 sanitization

v5.2.10

  • Better OLE handling for HWP

  • Enhance file structure validation for PDF, Microsoft Office

v5.2.9

  • Better failure handling for PDF, DOCX sanitization

  • Enhanced Microsoft Office sanitization: remove more linked objects, control stream.

v5.2.8

  • Improved PPT sanitization speed

  • Improved CSV sanitization speed in Linux

  • Improved WMF/EMF sanitization to prevent device independent bitmap (DIB) copy vulnerability (CVE-2017-0190) and buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2005-2123, CVE-2005-2124)

  • Improved forensic info and error message

v5.2.7

  • Sanitization detail is available on MetaDefender Core REST API (version 4.12.1 and newer) (Beta)

  • Improved WMF/EMF sanitization to prevent code execution

  • Improved WMF/EMF sanitization for images inside document files

  • Support Windows Metafile (WMF), Enhanced Metafile (EMF), Microsoft Visio Drawing (VSDX, VSDM) sanitization on Linux (Beta)

  • Better embedded object handling for Microsoft Office file types

  • Removed external media objects for PPT sanitization

  • Better removing PDF metadata

  • Improved HTML sanitization speed on Linux

  • Added performance report for Linux

v5.2.6

  • Enhanced steganography sanitization for PNG

v5.2.5

  • Support Windows Metafile (WMF), Enhanced Metafile (EMF) sanitization on Windows (Beta)

  • Better non-standard objects handling for PDF

  • Enhanced HWP sanitization: content, image handling.

v5.2.4

  • Improved Microsoft Office sanitization speed on Linux

  • Improved PDF sanitization speed on Linux

  • Improved HWP sanitization speed on Linux

  • Improved JTD sanitization speed on Linux

v5.2.3

  • Supported Microsoft Visio Drawing (VSDX, VSDM) sanitization on Windows (Beta)

  • Improved hyperlink sanitization for HTML

  • Improved hyperlink sanitization for HWP

v5.2.2

  • Removed external media objects for PPTX/PPSX sanitization

  • Improved hidden text removal for DOCX/DOTX sanitization

v5.2.1

  • Fixed the issue of loading customized configuration on a 64bit system

  • Handle NULL character in content for HTML to HTML sanitization

  • Preserve UTF-8 BOM encoding for CSV sanitization

v5.2.0

  • Handle big file size sanitization on Windows

  • Improved PPSX sanitization: better OLE object, Command handling

  • Improved file size with Microsoft Office files contain EMF/WMF images

  • On Linux, additional file types support: DOCM2DOCM, DOTM2DOTM, DOTX2DOTX, XLS2XLS, XLSM2XLSM, XLSB2SXLSB, PPT2PPT, PPSX2PPSX, PPTM2PPTM, RTF2RTF, HTML2HTML, WMF2JPG, XML-DOC2PDF, XML-XLS2PDF, XML-DOCX2PDF, JTD2JTD, HWP2HWP, DWG2DWG

v5.1.20

  • Fixed XML, SVG sanitization issue

v5.1.19

  • Enhanced Linux CDR performance

  • Supported more file types in Linux CDR: XML2XML, SVG2SVG, DOT2DOT, GIF2GIF

v5.1.18

  • Removed Linux BETA label

  • Improved HWP sanitization: better image handling, stream processing.

  • Fixed HTML sanitization issue when sanitizing links, scripts

v5.1.17

  • Increased HWP sanitization speed

  • Handling missing fonts for DOC sanitization on Linux

  • Handling attachment removal for PDF with non-standard format

  • Better handling of temporary files for DOCX, PPTX, XLSX sanitization

v5.1.16

  • Fixed moniker type issue in PPT

  • Fixed some handling embedded font in PDF

v5.1.15

  • Improved Linux sanitization for DOCX

  • Added support iso-2022-jp for HTML sanitization

  • Enhanced CSV sanitization

  • Enhanced PNG sanitization inside Microsoft Office documents

v5.1.14

  • Enhanced Macro removal for AutoCAD (Beta)

  • Adding support additional potentially malicious objects in DOCX

  • Supported none Unicode encoding for HTML sanitization

  • Enhanced sanitization of some non-standard format PDF

  • Enhanced sanitization of some non-standard format RTF

v5.1.13

  • Supported SVG to SVG sanitization (Beta)

  • Adding support additional Potentially Malicious Objects (PMO) object types in PPTX

  • Adding support additional PMO object types in XLSM

  • Improve handling file structure integrity with a specific DOCX type

v5.1.12

  • Enhanced PPTX, PDF sanitization

  • Better handling of temporary files for image sanitization

v5.1.11

  • Supported AutoCAD (Beta)

  • Introduced new type of process_hyperlink_behavior for HTML

  • Enhanced PPT sanitization

  • Fixed bug on PDF sanitization: inverted colors in Linux, remove_form, ...

  • Fixed image sanitization failure on Linux

  • Fixed embedded object removal for JTD

v5.1.10

  • Updated omsFileTypeConversion.exe icon for rebrand

  • Fixed JTD sanitization lost images and objects

  • Fixed bugs on Microsoft Office files: DDE, Macro,...

  • Handled OLE Link for Microsoft Office files

v5.1.9

  • Improved Linux sanitization

  • Fixed bugs on PDF sanitization: corrupted files, crashed

  • Distinguished Generic XML and Microsoft Office XML sanitization

v5.1.8

  • Fixed bugs on PDF and DOCM sanitization

v5.1.7

  • process_tag in HTML configuration was changed to process_hyperlink_behavior, default value is 1

  • Removed metadata in RTF file

  • Enhanced JPG, PDF, HTML sanitization

v5.1.6

  • Supported DDE sanitization for DOC, XLS and CSV file format

  • Enhanced sanitization on ODT file format

  • Enhanced DLP support for DOC and DOCX sanitization (hidden text)

  • Enhanced Microsoft Office 2007 file format (DOCX, XLSX, PPTX) sanitization (comment, revision)

  • Enhanced stabilization for HTML, XLS and PPTX file format

  • Enhanced validation for HTML and RTF file format

v5.1.5

  • Improved PDF sanitization (reduced sanitized file size, optimized image processing time in PDF,...)

  • Supported ODT sanitization (for both Windows and Linux)

  • Improved JPG sanitization (reduced processing time)

v5.1.4

  • Supported DDE sanitization for DOCX and XLSX file format

v5.1.3

  • Enhanced metadata sanitization for Microsoft Office 2007 file format ( Title, Subject, Comments, Author, Last Modified By, Company, Modified Date)

  • Improved TIFF to TIFF sanitization

v5.1.2

  • Improved DOC, PDF, HTML sanitization for validation

  • Supported Form object sanitization in PDF

v5.1.1

  • Supported metadata sanitization for Microsoft Office 2003 file format (DOC, XLS, PPT)