4. Release Notes

Minimum OS versions for MetaAccess Agents are Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and macOS Mavericks (10.9). Prior OS versions are not supported

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 devices must install KB2533623 and KB3033929 in order to upgrade to the latest version

Release Date: August 06 , 2019

Console Version: 2.4.0

Agent Release Version:

  • Windows persistent agent: 7.6.247.0

  • Windows On-demand agent: 7.3.442.0

  • macOS persistent agent: 10.4.243.0

  • macOS on-demand agent: 10.5.178.0

  • Debian-based Linux persistent agent: 15.4.4.0

  • Readhat-based Linux persistent agent: 15.6.1.0

Release Updates

MetaAccess Cloud

1. Whitelist Vulnerabilities: Administrators can now whitelist vulnerabilities for policies or entire accounts after reviewing risks and assess impact of vulnerabilities. By whitelisting vulnerabilities, vulnerabilities associates to a device will not be counted for issues if they are whitelisted on a policy the device is assigned to.

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2. Enhanced vulnerabilities view: provides administrators a better view on what applications,OS patches and CVEs are associated, and what policies it is whitelisted on

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3. The system will not send a threat summary report if the system doesn't detect any threat in the last report duration.

4. Added new OAuth APIs:

  • Device Action API v3.2 supports a new action , scan_threats, to allow administrators to send an on-demand threat scan to devices

  • Get Reports API v3.1 supports administrators to retrieve a result for on-demand threat scan action.

5. Bug fixed: the system didn't send a request to the agent to open a remediation page if the device reports issues in N consecutive reports and N is greater than the non-compliant threshold.

6. Minor enhancement:

  • Added an agent type information under System Information on Device Details view

  • The system will keep MAC address information of devices which registered or reported duplicated MAC address. By this way, administrators can search for devices which reports the same MAC address

  • Added a new default rebranding package with Japanese language

MetaAccess Agents

Windows Persistent Agent (7.6.247.0)

  1. Renamed the agent name to OPSWAT Client

  2. Support scan threats with multiple MetaDefender Core instances behind a load balancer layer 7

  3. Support localization for notifications and text on the agent's tray icon. Note that: MetaAccess will support administrators to upload a rebranding package for the agent from the console soon.

  4. Minor changes:

    1. Managed by field on About dialog now shows Account name instead of an email.

  5. Bugs fixed:

    1. Couldn't query cross-domain API on Microsoft Edge browser if a device has not enabled loopback for Microsoft applications

  6. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.810.0

Known issues:

- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 devices must install KB2533623 and KB3033929 in order to upgrade to the latest version

- If a user exits the agent tray icon, the agent couldn’t popup approved actions when a user inserts a portable media

- A user needs to enable Show Notifications on the agent tray icon to see notifications about portable media

- The agent has not supported portable media feature if user 2 logs into a device while user 1 is still logged in

- OPSWAT Client has not supported iTunes drive. In other words, if a user inserts an iOS device on an endpoint which installed iTunes, the user is still able to access the phone via iTunes

- OPSWAT Client couldn't detect mobile devices sometimes, the user needs to unplug and plug in the mobile device again

Windows On-demand Agent (7.3.442.0)

  1. Renamed the agent name to OPSWAT Client

  2. Minor changes:

    1. Managed by field on About dialog now shows Account name instead of an email.

  3. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.810.0

macOS Persistent Agent (10.4.243.0)

  1. Renamed the agent name to OPSWAT Client

  2. Support scan threats with multiple MetaDefender Core instances behind a load balancer layer 7

  3. Support localization for notifications and text on the agent's tray icon. Note that: MetaAccess will support administrators to upload a rebranding package for the agent from the console soon.

  4. Minor changes:

    1. Managed by field on About dialog now shows Account name instead of an email.

  5. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.734.0

macOS on-demand Agent (10.5.178.0)

  1. Renamed the agent name to OPSWAT Client

  2. Minor changes:

    1. Managed by field on About dialog now shows Account name instead of an email.

  3. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.734.0

Redhat-based Linux persistent Agent (15.6.1.0) - Production

  1. Auto-upgrade itself based on agent auto-update settings on the cloud

  2. Support cross-domain API

  3. Has capability to report installed applications and application settings

  4. Built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.656.0

Known issues:

  • To upgrade to this version, a user needs to uninstall old Linux agent version and reinstall this version

  • The agent doesn't have UI/tray icon, the agent only supports command line

Debian-based Linux persistent Agent (15.4.4.0)

  1. Auto-upgrade itself based on agent auto-update settings on the cloud

  2. Support cross-domain API

  3. Has capability to report installed applications and application settings

  4. Built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.656.0

Known issues:

  • To upgrade to this version, a user needs to uninstall old Linux agent version and reinstall this version

  • The agent doesn't have UI/tray icon, the agent only supports command line