3.1. Archived MetaDefender Client Release Notes

Tips and Known Issues

  • If MetaDefender Client is reporting an error in scanning a file, the file should first be scanned through the MetaDefender Core's web interface to determine the cause of the error.

4.1.20 Release

Change log

    • Fixed: Overlapped notification when there are more than 1 notification

    • Enhance: Add volume ID to report

    4.1.19 Release

    Change log

    • Fixed: The client crashed

    • Fixed: %appdata%\MetaDefenderApp folder is not deleted after uninstalling

    • Fixed: Un able to read the manifest file

    • Fixed: Sometimes activities of notifications runs wrong when exporting file

    4.1.18 Release

    Change log

    • Fixed: The client was hung if it cannot upload files to MetaDefender Vault

    • Fixed: Last engine update has presented a wrong datetime

    • Fixed: Disable media blocking option was greyed out

    • Fixed: The client got stuck when exporting massive files

    • Fixed: Missing " boot records" option in Scan Options

    4.1.17 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Change log

    • Fixed: The client doesn't show scan history after a device is rebooted

    • Fixed: The service path contained spaces and was unquoted

    • Fixed: Disable media blocking option is greyed out

    4.1.16 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Change log

    • Fixed: Last engine update has presented a wrong datetime

    • Fixed: Both pause and play button show at same time

    • Fixed: Disable media blocking option is greyed out

    • Fixed: Wrong filename encoding in report

    4.1.15 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Change log

    • Enhance: Support for AccessData FTK Imager mounted drive

    • Fixed: MetaDefender Client was c rashed when the time is empty string

    • Fixed: When connect to default server, UI shows MetaDefender.com and medadefender.com:8008

    • Fixed: Selecting file for scan details in suspicious tab doesn't remain selected

    • Fixed: MetaDefender Client can not install on Windows 7

    • Fixed: MetaDefender Client does not apply new path

    • Fixed: MetaDefender Client does not show information on Windows Japanese

    4.1.14 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Change log

    • Fixed: C rashed when scan file containing Japanese/Chinese characters

    • Fixed: Files containing %%% in the filename don't get copied.

    • Fixed: Add a field in the configuration file to allow hiding or showing the Compliance tab

    • Fixed: C ouldn't install MD Client 4.1.12 on Japanese Windows

    • Fixed: Invalid path containing Japanese/Chinese characters

    4.1.13 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Change log

    • Fixed: Copy the file only, not contain the directory structure

    • Fixed: Can not copy allowed files in manifest when disconnect network

    • Fixed: App create " MetaDefende " folder

    • Fixed: Wrong behaviour when check "Block All Files Not On Manifest"

    4.1.12 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Change log

    • Fixed: App crash during uninstall

    • Fixed: Command line with parameter

    • Fixed: File permission to show on MD client popup

    • Fixed: close dialog popup when close main screen

    • Fixed: Override GROUP with CLI command

    • Enhance logic for unblock/copy on error

    4.1.11 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Change log

    • Convert to local time zone on UI and report

    • Fixed: Empty folders don't get copied

    • Fixed: Fix scan result due to "Override scan result classified as allowed" setting

    • Fixed: Skip symbolic link folder

    • Fixed: Indicate when any files fails to sanitize in UI

    4.1.10 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Change log

    • Added a new section into scan reports/summary, Potential Vulnerable Files, to list potentially vulnerable files which have no threat detected.

    • Fixed: client's IP address was shown as 0.0.0.0 on Central Management.

    • Fixed: scanning process was hang until a user clicked Details to see the scan's result.

    • Fixed: Client UI loaded the default language, English, instead of a configured language on Central Management when a user first logs in.

    • Fixed: Allow users to unblocked CD/DVD if scanning gets error when the setting "Drive unblocking on error" is set to "Allowed"

    • Fixed: sanitized files were not copied to defined location if enabled

    4.1.9 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Change log

    • Added a new key into configuration file to define a location to generate a scan report automatically after finishing a scan

    • Fixed: a scan report couldn't open in Adobe Acrobat

    • Fixed: empty folders don't get copied

    • Fixed: missing File Scan Path in the pdf scan report

    • Fixed: .csv scan result format file is broken

    4.1.8 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Change log

    • Fixed critical bug causing core scans to hang

    • Fixed bug where Central Management settings were not populated to all users on a machine

    • Fixed MetaDefender Core V3 support

    • Corrected minor bug were connection status displayed inaccurate information

    4.1.7 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Free Client

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Other Changes

    • Improvements & Maintenance

    • Full visibility to scan network drives

    • General bug fixes

    4.1.6 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Free Client

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Other Changes

    • Significant improvement to scan time

    • Added File Vulnerability information for executables scanned

    • Fixed problem where service would stop with non-admin users

    • General bug fixes

    4.1.5 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Free Client

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Other Changes

    • Added optional uninstall password to further lockdown the system

    • Added the ability to temporarily disable the client using the uninstall password

    • Added warning to settings page if you move away and haven't saved changes

    • Fixed bug that would not allow you to sanitize a file and save the results with the same name

    • Added sorting to suspicious file tab

    • Better retry logic when server is to busy or unavailable

    • Added link to OPSWAT Privacy Policy

    4.1.4 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Free Client

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Other Changes

    • Fixed high priority bug where MetaDefender Client would not onboard or heartbeat with Central Management

    4.1.3 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Free Client

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Other Changes

    • Over all stability fixes

    • Fixed crash bug with removable media

    • Fixed bug dealing with copying from root of a blocked media

    • Refined CLI, added verbose flag

    • Enabled MetaDefender Cloud as backup server

    • Fixed system resource leak

    • Fixed bug where systray would not appear on slower systems

    4.1.2 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Free Client

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Other Changes

    • Fixed Sanitization with Post Actions

    • Fixed GDI Leak

    • Fixed Play Button behavior when previous scan was against removable media

    • Better Hebrew Localization

    • Handle File Size of 0

    • Fixed CURL Timeout

    • Rebooting will lock removable media

    • Fixed scanning against MetaDefender V3

    • Better CLI support

    4.1.1 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Free Client

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Other Changes

    • General bug fixes

    • Fixed memory leak

    • Corrected Data Sanitization behavior with Vault

    4.1.0 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Free Client

    • MetaDefender Premium Client

    Other Changes

    • New UI and unified functionality

    • Multiple historic scans

    • MetaDefender Vault integration

    4.0.18 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    Other Changes

    • Rebranding

    • General bug fixes

    4.0.17 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    Other Changes

    • Added additional requirement in file to enable data sanitization

    • General bug fixes

    4.0.16 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    New Features

    • Localization of strings supported (English, Japanese, and Hebrew included by default)

    Other Changes

    • The 'View Processed Files' button has been removed from the MetaDefender Local Client

    4.0.15 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    New Features

    • None

    Other Changes

    • Option to maintain directory structure when MetaDefender USB Client copies to the local system

    • Fixed bug where inserting multiple USB drives and then removing one would exit MetaDefender USB Client for other drives

    4.0.14 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    New Features

    • None

    Other Changes

    • Update to use new MetaDefender Cloud URL

    4.0.13 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    New Features

    • None

    Other Changes

    • 4.0.12 regression fix

    4.0.12 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    New Features

    • MetaDefender USB Client can run under non-admin accounts after being installed with admin privileges

    Other Changes

    • MetaDefender Client does not need a connection to a MetaDefender Core server to be installed

    • Reprocess option to start new scan session on MetaDefender Client without physically ejecting drive

    4.0.11 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    New Features

    • Data Sanitization Support

    • Files can be deleted from browse dialog

    Other Changes

    • Additional options for handling contents of media manifest file

    • MetaDefender Client will not require access to a MetaDefender Core server if all files are present in the media manifest

    • The dialog displayed to the user when a USB is inserted has been updated

    • MetaDefender Client can run on systems with lower screen resolutions

    • The MetaDefender Cloud Client now excludes results from Filseclab, STOPzilla, ByteHero, and Xvirus

    4.0.10 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    New Features

    • Media manifest validation done for Browse option in MetaDefender USB Client

    Other Changes

    • Drives are not displayed in Windows Explorer until they have been unlocked

    • File sizes are displayed in Browse window

    • Certificates for Media Manifest validation can be stored in the Windows certificate store

    • Minor bug fixes

    4.0.9 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    New Features

    • Validation of MetaDefender Kiosk media scan manifests

    Other Changes

    • Minor bug fixes

    4.0.8 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    New Features

    • Application CleanUp Tab

    Other Changes

    • User interface improvements

    • Minor bug fixes

    4.0.7 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    New Features

    • None

    Other Changes

    • Vulnerability detection improvements

    4.0.6 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    New Features

    • Detection for operating system vulnerability MS17-010, which is the vulnerability exploited by the WannaCry virus

    Other Changes

    • None

    4.0.5 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    New Features

    • Compliance Tab (only applies to MetaDefender Cloud Client)

    • Vulnerabilities Tab (only applies to MetaDefender Cloud Client)

    • Option to automatically run MetaDefender Client when logging in to Windows

    Other Changes

    • IP Scan tab has been removed (only applies to MetaDefender Cloud Client)

    • The mdproxy.exe included in the MetaDefender Client package is now digitally signed by OPSWAT

    • Usability improvements

    4.0.4 Release (Internal Only)

    4.0.3 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    New Features

    • Option to copy files to USB drive without scanning

    Other Changes

    • Minor UI changes

    4.0.2 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender USB Client

    New Features

    • First Release of MetaDefender USB Client

    Other Changes

    • Support HTTPS on MetaDefender Core server

    • Better handling of non-English file names

    4.0.1 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • MetaDefender Local Client

    • MetaDefender Cloud Client

    New Features

    • Release of MetaDefender Cloud Client

    Other Changes

    • The CLI report_type option 'text' has been changed to 'txt'

    • Changed the CLI option -save to -persist_config

    • Fixed issue where logging to a long file path caused MetaDefender Client to crash

    4.0.0 Release

    Distributions included in release

    • Metadefender Local Client

    New Features

    • Support for HTTPS

    • Command Line Interface

    Other Changes

    • Better handling of locked and temp files

    • Removed limit on maximum file size to upload against MetaDefender Core V4

    • Added CLI generation of CSV and PDF report types

    • Better handling of additional scan return types

    Changes in 3.12.5

    • Better handling of Malformed URLs that are inputted in the MetaDefender Core Server URL dialog

    • Resolved an issue where the splash screen did not close under older operating systems (e.g. Windows 7 64bit)

    • Removed files from the MetaDefender Client package which caused the package to be detected as encrypted archive

    • Improved performance by adding a hash lookup for existing scan results before uploading a file for scanning

    • Added support for network mapped drives

    • Improved the reporting of processes with infected DLLs in the exported report

    • Added support for files that have been whitelisted or blacklisted on the Metadefender Core Server