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Release Announcement: Endpoint 6.8.400.0 and Cyber Security 6.8.300.0 for Mac - Nieuws / Releases - ESET Tech Center

dec. 6 2019

Release Announcement: Endpoint 6.8.400.0 and Cyber Security 6.8.300.0 for Mac

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let me please inform you that we have released ESET Endpoint Antivirus/Security and ESET Cyber Security/Pro hotfix.

The new version brings many under-the-hood improvements for better protection, improved performance, and more reliability. Many known issues have been fixed as visible in the changelog

Release details:

Release date: 5 December 2019

Product:    ESET Endpoint Antivirus/Security - 6.8.400

ESET Cyber Security/Pro 6.8.300

Type: Hotfix release

Availability: Global excl. Japan

 

Release notes:

  • Improved: Lower CPU utilization of real-time scanner logs maintenance process
  • Fixed: Profiles used on network interfaces is showing also inactive VPN interfaces
  • Fixed: vulnerability when an attacker can abuse the product's TXT log files to get root rights under special circumstances. Thanks to Cees Elzinga from Langkjaer Cyber Defence A/S; who reported this issue.
  • Fixed: vulnerability when an attacker can stop ESET service and make macOS unprotected by the product. Thanks to Cees Elzinga from Langkjaer Cyber Defence A/S; who reported this issue.
  • Fixed: rare temporary freeze of macOS during the product's module update
  • Fixed: rare kernel panic triggered by firewall KEXT
  • Fixed: preparing of remote installation mode stuck on firewall settings
  • Various minor updates and fixes that improve overall product stability and security.

Builds are available on the web and also in repository: ESET Endpoint Security for macOS