3 Replies Latest reply on Sep 19, 2014 11:03 AM by yuems

    McAfee Anti-Malware Engine version 5700 and Command Line Scanner 6.05 are now available!!


      McAfee Anti-Malware Engine version 5700 and Command Line Scanner 6.05 are now available. The 5700 Engine will succeed the current 5600 Anti-Malware Engine and includes the following improvements:


      Detection Enhancements:

      * Enhancements to Java class format scanning to improve exploit detection capabilities
      * Live memory scanning on Windows for detecting and removing malicious processes, threads, and files
      * Enhanced generic unpacking to detect more threats
      * Native unpacking for newer versions of ASPack, AutoIt, and MSI


      Performance Enhancements:

      * General performance optimizations, including initialization and scanning
      * Improvement in Extra.DAT load times


      Platform Enhancements:

      * New supported platforms: AIX 7.1, Linux 3.12 Kernel, FreeBSD 9.x, Solaris 11 on Intel
      * End of Life platforms: Win2000, FreeBSD 6.x, Mac on PowerPC, HP-UX on Itanium


      System Requirements Disk space and memory:

      * At least 512 MB of free hard disk space
      * At least an additional 512 MB of free hard disk space reserved for temporary files
      * At least 512 MB of RAM for scanning operations (1024 MB recommended minimum)
      * At least 1024 MB of RAM for updating operations


      IMPORTANT: VirusScan 8.7i endpoints must be on VSE 8.7i Patch 5 + Hotfix 982564 to install the Anti-Malware Engine 5700. For details, see KB82746:

      Release Schedule for the 5700 Engine

      RTW (Elective Download) - September 15, 2014
      RTW (AutoUpdate) - January 2015
      5600 Engine End Of Life (EOL) - March 31, 2015


      The Anti-Malware Engine 5700 is available from the McAfee Security Updates page “Engines” tab.

      http://www.mcafee.com/apps/downloads/security-updates/security-updates.aspx#tab- engines

      The Command Line Scanner 6.0.5 packages are available from the McAfee Product Downloads webpage, behind appropriate Grant Numbers.