A security and compatibility patch for SafeGuard Enterprise Windows Client version 8.00.0.251 and SafeGuard Enterprise Windows Client 8.00.5 has been released to address numerous issues.
The 8.00.6 security and compatibility patch includes all fixes from the previous 8.00.5 Client Rollup patch.
It is highly recommended to upgrade all SafeGuard Client installations running version 8.00.0.251 or 8.00.5.x on Microsoft Windows.
The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions SafeGuard BitLocker Client 8.0SafeGuard Cloud Storage 8.0SafeGuard File Encryption 8.0SafeGuard Synchronized Encryption 8.0SafeGuard Data Exchange 8.0
The package can be obtained from the SafeGuard Enterprise download section on sophos.com or directly using this link: Download
The client security and compatibility patch can be applied to SafeGuard Client version 8.00.0.251 and 8.00.5.x running on Microsoft Windows only.
Important: For clients running Windows 7 SP1, it is critical to install all Windows security patches before applying the patch.
The security and compatibility patch comes in the form of a Windows Installer Minor Upgrade Patch and updates the version number of the Sophos SafeGuard Client that is displayed in Apps & features / Programs and Features to 8.00.6.2
Additionally the version in the SafeGuard about box has been updated and the clients report the new version using the machine inventory, which can be displayed in the SafeGuard Management Center.
Limitations: This Hotfix Rollup is not compatible with SafeGuard LAN Crypt.
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