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Components updated in Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 12.0

September 2, 2020

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated SpIDer Agent for Windows (, Dr.Web Control Service (, the Dr.Web ES Service module (, Dr.Web Scanner SE (, Dr.Web Scanning Engine (, Dr.Web Firewall for Windows (, Lua-script for traffic-hook (, the Dr.Web Enterprise Agent for Windows setup ( and Dr.Web Shell Extension ( modules, Dr.Web Net Filtering Service (, the self-protection module Dr.Web Protection for Windows ( and the Dr.Web File System Monitor module ( in the Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite agent software (version 12.0). The update resolves known issues and delivers minor upgrades.

Changes made to SpIDer Agent for Windows:

  • An issue that might cause the agent to terminate abnormally while the application's components were being updated has been resolved;
  • A defect that interfered with the anti-virus's operation while the firewall settings were being changed has been eliminated;
  • UI layout issues involving Windows high-contrast themes and high-resolution displays have been addressed;

Changes made to the Dr.Web Control Service:

  • An issue preventing devices from being added to the allowed list with a regular expression has been resolved.
  • If the application's settings are reset to default, the ICMPv6 allow rules are now enabled in the firewall packet filter settings.

Changes made to Dr.Web ES Service:

  • An issue causing the noreboot parameter to be ignored when the agent software was being uninstalled on a remote host (and causing it to restart) has been resolved.

Changes made to Dr.Web Scanner SE:

  • The update also addresses an issue preventing a system from powering off upon completion of a scan (when the respective option is enabled) if the computer was locked after a shutdown warning had been displayed;
  • Minor UI tweaks.

Changes made to Dr.Web Firewall for Windows and Lua-script for traffic-hook:

  • The ICMPv6 allow rules are enabled by default in firewall packet filtering settings.

Changes made to Dr.Web Enterprise Agent for Windows setup:

  • Now the application can no longer be installed in a system using an unsupported CPU.
  • An issue preventing the agent software from being uninstalled remotely on a host has been eliminated.

Changes made to Dr.Web Shell Extension:

  • A defect preventing scans from being started via the drop-down menu in systems with CPUs without support for SSE2 has been corrected.

Changes made to Dr.Web Net Filtering Service:

  • The routines involved in processing temporary mail files have been optimised for IMAP protocol use.

Changes made to Dr.Web Protection for Windows:

  • The suite's security has been improved.

Furthermore, minor adjustments have been made to UI texts.

The update will be performed automatically; however, a system reboot will be required.

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