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.

4.1.18 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