About these release notes

These are the archived release notes for Sophos Endpoint Security and Control for Windows, managed by Sophos Enterprise Console or standalone.

These contain the release notes for versions released in the previous two years that are no longer available for download. These notes list releases for both the Preview and Recommended versions and they are listed in chronological order.

Some of the features mentioned in these release notes are only available on managed computers or if you have the appropriate license.

Versions

Components

Sophos Endpoint Security and Control

10.8.2.3 VE3.74.1

November 2018

10.8.2.3 VE3.73.0

September 2018

10.8.2.2 VE3.73.0

August 2018

10.8.2 VE3.73.0

July 2018

10.8.1.2 VE3.72.1

April 2018

10.7.6.2 VE3.70.2

January 2018

10.7.6.1 VE3.70.2

October 2017

10.7.2.3 VE3.69.2

August 2017

10.7.5 VE3.69.2

July 2017

Standalone version

10.7.2.3 VE3.69.2

July 2017

10.7.2.2 VE3.68.0

April 2017

10.7.4 VE3.68.0

April 2017

Standalone version

Sophos Anti-Virus

10.8.2.334

10.8.2.334

10.8.2.311

10.8.2.300

10.8.1.316

10.7.6.128

10.7.6.128

10.7.2.49

10.7.5.211

10.7.2.49

10.7.2.49

10.7.4.79

Threat detection engine

3.74.1

3.73.0

3.73.0

3.73.0

3.72.1

3.70.2

3.70.2

3.69.2

3.69.2

3.69.2

3.68.0

3.68.0

Sophos Client Firewall Windows 8 and later

3.0.6

3.0.6

3.0.6

3.0.6

3.0.4

3.0.4

3.0.4

3.0.4

3.0.4

3.0.4

3.0.4

3.0.4

Sophos Client Firewall Windows 7 and earlier

2.9.7

2.9.7

2.9.7

2.9.7

2.9.5

2.9.5

2.9.5

2.9.5

2.9.5

2.9.5

2.9.5

2.9.5

Sophos AutoUpdate

5.14.36

5.14.36

5.14.36

5.12.261

5.11.206

5.10.139

5.10.126

5.7.220

5.7.220

5.7.220

5.7.220

5.7.220

Sophos Patch Agent

1.0.312.7

1.0.312.7

1.0.312.7

1.0.312.7

1.0.311.1

2.13.0

2.13.0

2.12.0

2.12.0

2.12.0

2.12.0

2.12.0

Sophos Web Control

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

Sophos Remote Management System

4.1.1

4.1.1

4.1.1

4.1.1

4.1.1

4.1.1

4.1.1

4.1.1

-

4.1.1

4.1.0

-

Sophos Network Threat Protection

Malicious Traffic Detector

1.2.2

1.2.2

1.2.2

1.2.2

1.2.2

1.2.2

1.2.2

1.2.2

-

1.2.2

1.2.2

-

Sophos System Protection (SSP)

1.3.1

1.3.1

1.3.1

1.3.1

1.3.1

1.3.1

1.3.1

1.3.1

1.3.1

1.3.1

1.3.1

1.3.1

Sophos Endpoint Defense

1.0.7.2

1.0.7.2

1.0.7.2

1.0.6

1.0.5.22

1.0.263

1.0.263

1.0.265

-

1.0.263

1.0.263

-

Standalone installations include the Sophos Web Control component but it only provides malicious website blocking.

Version 10.8.2.3 VE3.74.1

Updated components

The threat detection engine has been updated from 3.73.0 to 3.74.1. For information about the changes to the threat detection engine, see the Sophos Threat Detection Engine release notes.

Version 10.8.2.3 VE3.73.0

Updated components

Sophos Anti-Virus has been updated to 10.8.2.334.

Version 10.8.2.3 VE3.73.0

Updated components

Sophos Anti-Virus has been updated to 10.8.2.334.

Version 10.8.2.2 VE3.73.0

Updated components

Sophos Anti-Virus has been updated to 10.8.2.311.

Sophos AutoUpdate has been updated to 5.14.36. Changes required to support seamless update to following release.

Sophos Endpoint Defense has been updated to 1.0.7.2. Security improvements.

Download size

If you are upgrading from the previous version (10.8.2), the download size is 60 MB.

Version 10.8.2 VE3.73.0

New features

Sophos Anti-Virus installations on Windows XP or Windows 2003 Server machines will not update to this version and will no longer receive data updates.

Updated components

Sophos Anti-Virus has been updated to 10.8.2.300.

The threat detection engine has been updated from 3.72.1 to 3.73.0. For information about the changes to the threat detection engine, see the Sophos Threat Detection Engine release notes.

Download size

If you are also subscribed to Sophos Patch Agent, the download size is an extra 21.2 MB.

If you are also subscribed to Sophos Client Firewall, the download size is an extra 25.3 MB.

If you are upgrading from the previous version (10.8.1), the download size is 132 MB.

Resolved issues

Issue ID

Component

Description

WINEP-6468

Sophos Client Firewall

Resolved an issue with the scfndis.sys driver causing stop errors.

WINEP-6757

Sophos Client Firewall

Resolved an issue with Sophos Client Firewall causing timeout errors in CISCO VPN.

WINEP-2615

Sophos Client Firewall

Resolved an issue with Windows Firewall being turned off after Sophos Client Firewall has been uninstalled.

WINEP-85

Sophos Client Firewall

Resolved an issue with not being able to print to HP printers when Sophos Client Firewall is enabled.

WINEP-34

Sophos Client Firewall

Resolved an issue with Sophos Client Firewall installing an unsupported Windows dll, msxml4.dll.

WINEP-7723

Sophos Client Firewall

Resolved an issue with Sophos Client Firewall blocking Oracle Listener on Windows 10.

WINEP-704

Sophos Client Firewall

Resolved an issue with Sophos Client Firewall blocking an allowed application.

WINEP-3886

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved issues with uninstalling Sophos Anti-Virus if Azure Active Directory is being used.

WINEP-9716

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved issues with uninstalling Sophos Anti-Virus with nested administrators.

WINEP-19

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved an issue with slow Sophos Anti-Virus updates.

WINEP-77

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved an issue with scheduled scans stopping.

WINEP-7796

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved an issue with Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) errors on Windows 2008.

WINEP-6483

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved an issue with Sophos Anti-Virus interfering with a third party application.

WINEP-4397

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved an issue with more than 78 characters in desktop messaging causing Sophos AutoUpdate to stop.

WINEP-10164

Sophos AutoUpdate

Resolved an issue with Sophos AutoUpdate slowing down machine shut down.

WINEP-13736

Sophos Endpoint Defense

Resolved an issue with Sophos Endpoint Defense slowing down the copying of files to a mapped drive.

Version 10.8.1.2 VE3.72.1

Updated components

Sophos Anti-Virus has been updated to 10.8.1.316.

Resolved issues

Issue ID

Component

Description

WINEP-12933

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved issues with the removal of Sophos Anti-Virus stalling if Security Center service in Windows 7 is stopped or disabled.

Version 10.8.1 VE3.72.1

Updated components

Sophos Anti-Virus has been updated to 10.8.1.286.

Sophos AutoUpdate and Sophos Endpoint Defense have been updated.

The threat detection engine has been updated from 3.70.2 to 3.72.1. For information about the changes to the threat detection engine, see the Sophos Threat Detection Engine release notes.

Resolved issues

Issue ID

Component

Description

WINEP-12452

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved an issue with Sophos Web Intelligence Service (SwiService.exe) not being present following upgrade.

WINEP-10948

Sophos Endpoint Defense

Adding a new volume to a machine no longer causes enhanced Tamper Protection to block resource access to Sophos processes.

WINEP-12648

Sophos AutoUpdate

Resolved updating issues from HTTP CID after upgrading to Sophos Anti-Virus 10.7.6 and Sophos AutoUpdate 5.10.139.

WINEP-12453

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved an issue with data control failing to detect Microsoft Word DOCX files.

WINEP-12414

Sophos Endpoint Defense

Resolved issues with the driver Instances registry sub-key not being Tamper Protected.

Version 10.7.6.2 VE3.70.2

Updated components

Sophos AutoUpdate has been updated.

Resolved issues

Issue ID

Component

Description

WINEP-12228

Sophos AutoUpdate

Registry key required to process Microsoft January 2018 patch.

Version 10.7.6.1 VE3.70.2

New features

  • Sophos Anti-Virus

    Updated to support changes in the Windows 10 RS3 release. In particular support for the OneDrive files on demand feature.

  • Sophos Clean

    Installations that are also subscribed to EXP will have Sophos Clean automatically installed.

  • Sophos Device Control

    Support added for the latest devices from: Kingston DataTraveler DataLocker IronKey

Note The Competitor Removal Tool is being delivered as a supplement as of this release. This means that it is updated independently of this release warehouse and version number may change.

Updated components

The threat detection engine has been updated from 3.69.2 to 3.70.2. For information about the changes to the threat detection engine, see the Sophos Threat Detection Engine release notes.

Resolved issues

Issue ID

Component

Description

WINEP-5906

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved issues with slow uploads using Windows 7 on fast connections.

WINEP-8977

Sophos Anti-Virus

Resolved issues with BOPS deadlock in Internet Explorer 11.

Version 10.7.2.3 VE3.69.2

Updated components

  • The threat detection engine has been updated from 3.68.0 to 3.69.2. For information about the changes to the threat detection engine, see the Sophos Threat Detection Engine release notes.
  • Sophos Remote Management System has been updated to 4.1.1.

Version 10.7.5 VE3.69.2

Updated components

  • The threat detection engine has been updated from 3.68.0 to 3.69.2. For information about the changes to the threat detection engine, see the Sophos Threat Detection Engine release notes.
  • Sophos Anti-Virus - performance improvements.

Version 10.7.2.2 VE3.68.0

Updated components

  • Sophos Patch Agent - improved patch assessment.

Version 10.7.4 VE3.68.0

Updated components

  • Sophos Anti-Virus - performance improvements.

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