SVE 1.3.1 rolling out


A few of you may have seen there is a new version of SVE being rolled out. The last group of the deployment is today so you should all be able to obtain the update.  

Here are the release notes:

Version 1.3.1

Updated components

  • The threat detection engine has been updated to 3.75.0. For information about the changes to the threat detection engine, see the Sophos Threat Detection Engine release notes.
  • We now support the following platforms:
    • Windows 10 19H1 support for guest VMs
    • Windows Server 2019 19H1 support for guest VMs

vSphere 5.5 now has limited support.

Restart Sophos Security VM to apply the security updates. Guest VM agents will update automatically.

Resolved issues

Issue ID


VIRTHV - 2519

Fixed an issue where Japanese Characters were incorrectly rendered in GVM Scanning Service Event logs

VIRTHV - 2567

Fixed a PCI DSS compliance issue with SVE and SMB

VIRTHV - 2663

Fixed an issue when registering the FQDN for the ESXi host.

Current issues

  • Can't install SVM to Hyper-V from 19H1 32-bit platform. This is valid for the pre release variants of 19H1. This issue only affects the Hyper-V SVM installer.

Please contact support using the links at the bottom right of this page if you are seeing any issues when updating, or if you have further questions post a reply here.