5. 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.

4.0.14 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