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Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools Version Release Notes (Windows)

Release date:

Fast Ring: 2019.02.11

Slow Ring:

important Important:
  • This version is for Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 and later.
  • During this update, the Microsoft Exchange Transport service will be stopped.

New Features and Improvements

  • Improved the mechanism of sending encryption recovery keys to ensure their availability in the GravityZone console.
  • When removing BEST using the Uninstall Tool, encrypted non-boot partitions managed by the Encryption module are now automatically unlocked.
  • The Hyper Detect feature status is now visible in the Modules section of the user interface.
  • GravityZone administrators can now block Windows Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) on endpoints running Windows 8 or later.
  • Following this update, existing installations on slow ring will be progressively migrated to the new Content Control technology (initially introduced with version

Resolved Issues

  • In some cases, Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools deployment via relay failed with error code 15.
  • When the Advanced Threat Control module was enabled Acronis Back-up could not create snapshots.
  • The Advanced Threat Control module interfered with Arcserve Back-up solution causing BSOD on Windows 10.
  • In a particular scenario, the Advanced Threat Control module caused the Endpoint Security Service to stop working.
  • The Firewall module blocked DrayTek application when the Active profile was set to “Let Windows decide”.
  • Sometimes, after migrating to the new Content Control technology, the EDR sensor was active only when re-applying the policy manually.
  • GravityZone search results of the events reported by the EDR sensor were displaying the domain instead of the endpoints names.
  • Sometimes, when no connection was configured directly or through a proxy from the policy, BEST could not connect to Cloud Services.
  • The Patch Management module was not updating some applications, if the download link was moved or redirected.
  • Using multiple exclusions in the Power User module was not functioning properly.
  • On Windows 2008 R2 Standard, BEST generated large amounts of log files.
  • In some situations, BEST prevented creating snapshots with the Quiesce VMware filesystem option.
  • When a browser page was blocked, the message displayed in French was translated incompletely.
  • Changed description of some product files.
  • A file removal vulnerability on Windows Server 2016 was fixed.
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

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