These are the release notes for Sophos Central Server Core Agent for Windows Server 2008 R2 and later operating systems.
Some of the features mentioned in these release notes are only available if you have the appropriate license.
You may find that you cannot yet download and use the latest version. This is because Sophos releases the software over a number of days, but publishes the release notes on the first day.
Sophos Antimalware Scan Interface Protection updated to version 1.5.23.
Sophos AutoUpdate updated to version 6.6.144.
Sophos Clean updated to version 18.104.22.168.
Sophos Diagnostic Utility updated to version 6.5.238.
Sophos Endpoint Defense updated to version 22.214.171.1248.
Sophos File Scanner updated to version 1.7.721.
Sophos Live Query updated to version 126.96.36.1998.
Sophos Live Terminal updated to version 1.2.4.
Sophos Management Communication System updated to version 4.12.686.
Sophos Network Threat Protection updated to version 1.10.1051.
Sophos UI updated to version 2.0.423.
Sophos Update Cache updated to version 188.8.131.52.
This release needs a reboot.
|Sophos Central Server Core Agent
Windows Server 2008 R2 and later
|Sophos Antimalware Scan Interface Protection||1.5.23||1.3.237||1.2.225||1.2.225||1.2.225||1.0.1503.0|
|Sophos Diagnostic Utility||6.5.238||6.4.275||6.3.224||6.3.224||6.3.224||6.2.69|
|Sophos Endpoint Defense||184.108.40.2068||220.127.116.114||18.104.22.16840||22.214.171.12440||126.96.36.1999||188.8.131.5205||184.108.40.20605||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.116|
|Sophos File Integrity Monitoring||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124|
|Sophos File Scanner||1.7.721||1.7.442||1.7.417||1.7.417||1.7.417||1.6.540||1.6.540||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||1.4.15|
|Sophos Health Service||2.4.7||2.4.7||2.4.7||2.4.7||2.4.7||2.3.12||2.3.12||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199|
|Sophos Live Query||188.8.131.528||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.119||18.104.22.1688||22.214.171.1248||126.96.36.1996||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206|
|Sophos Live Terminal||1.2.4||1.1.10||1.0.267||1.0.267||1.0.267|
|Sophos Management Communication System||4.12.686||4.12.393||4.12.325||4.12.325||4.12.325||4.12.179||4.11.127||4.10.423||4.10.423||4.10.423||4.10.423||4.9.462.0||4.9.462.0||4.9.462.0|
|Sophos Message Relay||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168|
|Sophos Network Threat Protection||1.10.1051||1.9.2373||1.9.2373||1.9.2373||1.9.2373||1.9.2235||1.9.2235||1.8.1555||1.8.1555||1.8.1555||1.8.1555||1.8.1555||1.8.1555||22.214.171.124|
|Sophos Self Help Tool||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52|
|Sophos Server Lockdown||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2||7.1.2|
|Sophos Standalone Engine||1.6.11||1.5.3||1.5.3||1.5.3||1.5.3||1.5.3||1.2.23||1.2.23||1.2.23||1.2.23||1.2.23||1.2.23||1.2.23|
|Sophos Update Cache||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11|
|Threat Detection Engine||3.79.0||3.79.0||3.78.7||3.78.7||3.78.7||3.78.5||3.77.1||18.104.22.168||22.214.171.124||126.96.36.199||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206||220.127.116.11||18.104.22.168|
For information about the changes to Sophos Central Server Anti-Virus, see the Sophos Central Server Anti-Virus release notes.
For information about the changes to Intercept X Advanced for Server with EDR, see the Intercept X Advanced for Server with EDR release notes.
For improvements and new features in Sophos Central, see What's new in Sophos Central.
Occasionally an update requires a restart. Sophos never forces this restart and there is no impact on protection or threat detection updates during the period before the restart.
We recommend that you schedule a restart during your next maintenance window to ensure that you are running the latest version.
Sophos Antimalware Scan Interface Protection updated to version 1.3.237.
Sophos AutoUpdate updated to version 6.4.292.
Sophos Diagnostic Utility updated to version 6.4.275.
Sophos Endpoint Defense updated to version 22.214.171.1244.
Sophos File Scanner updated to version 1.7.442.
Sophos Live Query updated to version 126.96.36.199.
Sophos Live Terminal updated to version 1.1.10.
Sophos Management Communication System updated to version 4.12.393.
Threat Detection Engine updated to 3.79.0.
|WINEP-27396||Sophos Management Communication System||Resolved an issue with using Live Discover to query endpoints that communicate with Sophos Central through an authenticated proxy.|
This version of the Server Core Agent supports the EDR 3 capabilities in Sophos Central. Live Discover allows admins to use Osquery to search the device data across their estate to answer almost any question they can think of. Live Response allows admins to remotely connect to devices and get access to a command-line interface. This enables them to perform detailed investigations or to take prompt action to contain or remediate a threat.
Sophos Live Terminal 1.0.267, which is used for Live Response.
Sophos AutoUpdate updated to version 6.3.210.
Sophos Management Communication System updated to version 4.12.325.
Sophos Health Service updated to version 2.4.7.
Sophos Network Threat Protection updated to version 1.9.2373.
Sophos Endpoint UI updated to version 2.0.367.
Sophos Uninstaller updated to version 188.8.131.52.
Sophos Endpoint Defense updated to version 184.108.40.20640.
Sophos Clean updated to version 220.127.116.11.
Sophos File Scanner updated to version 1.7.417.
Threat Detection Engine updated to 3.78.7.
Sophos Live Query updated to version 18.104.22.1689.
Sophos Diagnostic Utility updated to version 6.3.224.
Sophos Antimalware Scan Interface Protection updated to version 1.2.225.
|WINEP-25272, WINEP-25354||Sophos Network Threat Protection||Resolved an issue in which AsyncComms leaks resources, leading to high resource usage.|
This version of the Core Agent supports Sophos Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI) Protection which integrates into applications for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 and allows for the most common malware scanning and protection techniques. Checks include whether scripts are safe to run, even if they're obfuscated or only generated at runtime. Similar checks can be applied for code that is loaded from sources other than the local disk before it is executed from memory.
This release includes the following new components:
Sophos Management Communication System updated to version 4.12.179.
Sophos Endpoint UI updated to version 1.7.957.
Sophos Endpoint Defense updated to version 22.214.171.124.
Threat Detection Engine updated to 3.78.5.
Sophos Live Query updated to version 126.96.36.1996.
|WINEP-22224||Sophos Endpoint||Resolved an issue with Synchronized Security in which endpoints missed their initial heartbeat configuration policy.|
This version of he Server Core Agent updates the Threat Case and Forensic Snapshot upload features that are available to customers with an Intercept X license:
Sophos Central Server Core Agent updated to 2.5.x to match Sophos Core Agent version.
Sophos AutoUpdate updated to 6.1.356.
Sophos Clean updated to version 188.8.131.52.
Sophos Endpoint Defense updated to version 184.108.40.20605.
Sophos File Scanner updated to version 1.6.540.
Sophos Management Communication System updated to version 4.11.127.
Sophos Network Threat Protection updated to version 1.9.2235.
Sophos UI updated to version 1.7.631.0.
Sophos Uninstaller updated to version 220.127.116.11.
Threat Detection Engine updated to version 3.77.1.
Sophos Message Relay updated to version 18.104.22.168.
Sophos Standalone Engine updated to version 1.5.3.
Sophos Health Service updated to version 2.3.12.
Sophos Live Query updated to version 22.214.171.124.
|WINEP-12344||Sophos Endpoint||Resolved an issue with Sophos Endpoint using excessive CPU resource.|
|WINEP-14723, WINEP-14728, WINEP-14729||Sophos Endpoint||Increased robustness of installation by retrying installation in cases where another MSI installer is already running.|
|WINEP-19408||Sophos Endpoint||Fixed an issue in which the Management Communications System configuration can get corrupted when the computer shuts down unexpectedly.|
|WINEP-20408||Sophos Endpoint||Resolved an issue that prevents files in WebDAV folders from being successfully scanned.|
|WINEP-18710||Sophos Endpoint||Resolved an issue that prevents Sophos Health Service from starting if the e|
|WINEP-19248||Sophos Endpoint||Resolved an issue in which Sophos Heartbeat sends an incorrect health status to the firewall.|
|WINEP-21961||Sophos Management Communication System||Resolved a delay in user ID information being sent to the Sophos XG Firewall, which can lead to network delay.|
Sophos Live Query version 126.96.36.199, which is used for Managed Threat Response.
Sophos UI updated to version 1.7.452.0.
Sophos Endpoint Defense updated to version 188.8.131.52.
Sophos Endpoint Defense updated to version 184.108.40.206.
Sophos Management Communications System updated to version 4.10.423.
Sophos Uninstaller updated to version 220.127.116.11.
Sophos UI updated to version 1.7.167.
Sophos Endpoint Defense updated to version 18.104.22.168.
|WINEP-20135||Sophos Central Server Core Agent||Resolved an issue on Windows 10 1903 with SSPService.exe using excessive system memory.|
|WINEP-20046||Sophos Central Server Core Agent||Resolved an issue migrating endpoints from Sophos Enterprise Console to Sophos Central.|
|WINEP-19868||Sophos Central Server Core Agent||Improved disk IO performance of SSPEdr.exe process.|
|WINEP-18113||Sophos Central Server Core Agent||Resolved an issue with Windows 7 users being unable to authenticate to XG Firew|
Sophos Endpoint Defense updated to version 22.214.171.124.
|WINEP-19720||Sophos Central Server Core Agent||Resolved an issue with Windows stopping that could occur when installing Veeam software on Cluster computers.|
This version of the Core Agent supports new Server Detection and Response features. Customers with an Intercept X Advanced for Server with EDR license will get these enhancements:
Sophos Network Threat Protection updated to version 1.8.1555.
Sophos AutoUpdate updated to version 6.0.457.
Sophos UI updated to version 1.7.134.
Sophos Endpoint Defense updated to version 126.96.36.199.
Sophos File Scaner has been updated to 188.8.131.52.
This version incudes security improvements and addresses various customer issues.
Sophos Clean has been updated to version 184.108.40.206.
Sophos Endpoint Defense has been updated to version 220.127.116.116.
Sophos File Scanner has been updated to 1.4.15.
Sophos Management Communications System has been updated to 4.9.462.0.
Sophos Network Threat Protection has been updated to 18.104.22.168.
Sophos UI has been updated to version 1.7.24.
Sophos Uninstallr has been updated to version 22.214.171.124.
Sophos Message Relay has been updated to version 126.96.36.199.
Sophos Standalone Engine has been updated to version 1.2.23.
Sophos Update Cache has been updated to version 188.8.131.52.
Sophos Health Service has been updated to version 184.108.40.206.
Sophos File Integrity Monitoring has been updated to version 220.127.116.11.
The threat detection engine is 18.104.22.168.
This version of Sophos C entral Server Core Agent is supported on Windows Server 2008 R2 and later operating systems. Versions of Windows targeted by Microsoft for non-business environments are not supported.
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