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Offline Sean.G

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Avast Business Antivirus 19.7
« on: October 01, 2019, 01:46:56 PM »
Hi,

Avast Business Antivirus version 19.7 will be released later on today, October 1, 2019.

Release Summary

This release contains new improvements and bug fixes to our Avast Business Antivirus client.
Avast Business Antivirus 19.7 will be available for new installations straight away. All existing devices with Avast Business Antivirus 19.6 or lower will start the automatic upgrade to 19.7 at a later time.

If you wish to upgrade your devices to 19.7 prior to the automatic upgrade, then you can create a new Task (Update device – Program update task) from your console.

A system reboot will be required to complete the installation. There will be no forced reboot unless you have set this in your device policy settings. Servers will never reboot regardless of your device policy settings.

Improvements

- New options in settings - two old settings were returned back - Internet Connection Sharing Mode and Enable automatic port scan detection - you can find them under Firewall settings and consoles
- You can now schedule and delete Quick scans
- New option in Web Shield settings - Enable QUIC/HTTP3 scanning
- New Smart Scan design, improved look and feel

Resolved issues

- Fixed issue in explorer scan - toaster will now display for each explorer scan
- Fixed memory leak in aswStm.sys driver
- Fixed crash in instup
- Antivirus editions are now updated after reactivation to another edition
- Sandbox – Add app button will now load applications
- Update fallback added, if the Master Agent with proxy is not reachable, then the devices will update via Master Agent without proxy (update directly from the internet)
- Fixed issue with dumps being created on devices with 19.5 or 19.6 versions after a device reboot
- Fixed issue with devices in a policy that have Override local client configuration in the firewall settings not being able to change local/private firewall settings

Release notes below:

Avast Antivirus 19.7 Client Release Notes


Regards,

Your Avast Business Team

Offline KDibble

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Re: Avast Business Antivirus 19.7
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2019, 06:35:49 PM »
CERT has issued a notification on this product, implicating "all versions" prior to 19.8. See CVE-2019-17093.

I have avast Business Pro, and my machines all have 19.7. As far as I know there is no 19.8 available for this product.

Do you folks have any response?

Thanks.

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Re: Avast Business Antivirus 19.7
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2019, 09:08:16 AM »
Avast Business 19.8 is not released officialy, but you can install it manually on your devices using this link: https://kb.support.business.avast.com/GetPublicArticle?title=Mail-Shield-Disabled-Win7
La web de Avast antivirus para España: www.infratech.es/avast.
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