Monthly Release Notes - June 2021

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ARgon for Email

Version 5.2.0

Jun 3, 2021

Enhancements
  • IP addresses have been updated to support the use of IPv6, enabling users to accept emails from email servers with IPv6 addresses. The Classless inter-domain routing (CIDR) format will be used to add and display addresses within the ARgon Server.

Other Fixes
  • PDF rendering has been improved, following steganography or redaction changes applied by the ARgon Server.

  • XLSX files were being detected as active content when no active content was present. This has now been fixed.

  • Processing documents such as PDFs and RTFs has been improved, resulting in more efficient detection of active content.

  • PDF detection and processing has been enhanced in this release to correct a number of issues, including the ARgon Server becoming unresponsive.

  • You can now disable XLM macros from being detected, by adding a configuration to the CDA and ZIP format managers. For more information, refer to the online help topic on Sanitization.

  • The gdb and valgrind RPMs can now be removed after product installation. This should be performed using the yum utility in Cockpit Terminal. Please note that these will be automatically reinstalled upon every product upgrade, so the removal process will need to be repeated each time.

Secure Email Gateway

Version 5.2.0

Jun 3, 2021

New Features
  • PhishTank has been enabled under Advanced Phishing Detection as part of spam policy. Advanced Phishing Detection uses the feed of confirmed phishing URLs supplied by PhishTank, providing a second source of phishing detection and complements the existing Mailshell functionality.

Enhancements
  • IP addresses have been updated to support the use of IPv6, enabling users to accept emails from email servers with IPv6 addresses. The Classless inter-domain routing (CIDR) format will be used to add and display addresses within the Gateway.

Other Fixes
  • PDF rendering has been improved, following steganography or redaction changes applied by the Gateway.

  • XLSX files were being detected as active content when no active content was present. This has now been fixed.

  • An Avira antivirus error stating that ‘not all file contents could be scanned’ has been resolved.

  • Processing documents such as PDFs and RTFs has been improved, resulting in more efficient detection of active content.

  • PDF detection and processing has been enhanced in this release to correct a number of issues, including the Gateway becoming unresponsive.

  • You can now disable XLM macros from being detected, by adding a configuration to the CDA and ZIP format managers. For more information, refer to the online help topic on Sanitization.

  • The process of generating SwissSign certificates with Silver license has been improved and now issues certificates successfully.

  • The gdb and valgrind RPMs can now be removed after product installation. This should be performed using the yum utility in Cockpit Terminal. Please note that these will be automatically reinstalled upon every product upgrade, so the removal process will need to be repeated each time.

  • DMARC logging detail now gives sufficient information as to why a message may have failed DMARC.

  • x-msw-jemd-scanning-scores headers were not being added to messages. This was due to RSPAMD engine returning a negative score to an email message. This has now been resolved.

Secure Exchange Gateway

Version 5.2.0

Jun 3, 2021

  • PDF rendering has been improved, following steganography or redaction changes applied by the Gateway.

  • XLSX files were being detected as active content when no active content was present. This has now been fixed.

  • An Avira AV Error stating that not all file contents could be scanned, has been resolved.

  • Processing documents such as PDFs and RTFs has been improved, resulting in more efficient detection of active content.

  • PDF detection and processing has been enhanced in this release to correct a number of issues, including the Gateway becoming unresponsive.

  • You can now disable XLM macros from being detected by adding a configuration to the CDA and ZIP format managers. For more information, refer to the online help topic on Sanitization.

  • The gdb and valgrind RPMs can now be removed after product installation. This should be performed using the yum utility in Cockpit Terminal. Please note that these will be automatically reinstalled upon every product upgrade, so the removal process will need to be repeated each time.

Secure ICAP Gateway

Version 5.2.0

Jun 3, 2021

Enhancements
  • The Lifestyle category has been removed from the default 'Sexually Explicit' web policy route. This improves matching for these categories.

Other Fixes
  • PDF rendering has been improved, following steganography or redaction changes applied by the Gateway.

  • XLSX files were being detected as active content when no active content was present. This has now been fixed.

  • You can now disable XLM macros from being detected by adding a configuration to the CDA and ZIP format managers. For more information, refer to the online help topic on Sanitization.

  • Processing documents such as PDFs and RTFs has been improved, resulting in more efficient detection of active content.

  • PDF detection and processing has been enhanced in this release to correct a number of issues, including the Gateway becoming unresponsive.

  • The gdb and valgrind RPMs can now be removed after product installation. This should be performed using the yum utility in Cockpit Terminal. Please note that these will be automatically reinstalled upon every product upgrade, so the removal process will need to be repeated each time.

  • URL categorization speed has been increased resulting in more efficient performance.

Secure Web Gateway

Version 5.2.0

Jun 3, 2021

Enhancements
  • The Lifestyle category has been removed from the default 'Sexually Explicit' web policy route. This improves matching for these categories.

Other Fixes
  • PDF rendering has been improved, following steganography or redaction changes applied by the Gateway.

  • XLSX files were being detected as active content when no active content was present. This has now been fixed.

  • Processing documents such as PDFs and RTFs has been improved, resulting in more efficient detection of active content.

  • PDF detection and processing has been enhanced in this release to correct a number of issues, including the Gateway becoming unresponsive.

  • You can now disable XLM macros from being detected by adding a configuration to the CDA and ZIP format managers. For more information, refer to the online help topic on Sanitization.

  • The gdb and valgrind RPMs can now be removed after product installation. This should be performed using the yum utility in Cockpit Terminal. Please note that these will be automatically reinstalled upon every product upgrade, so the removal process will need to be repeated each time.

  • URL categorization speed has been increased, resulting in more efficient performance.

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IBM Partnership


Backup, Recovery, and Media Services for IBM i (BRMS)

Version: PTF 7.4 SI76515, 7.3 SI76514, 7.2 SI76513

June 14, 2021

Other Fixes

In version 7.2 and later:

  • Issue where the BRMS function used to change the 'from address' on email notifications sent by the BRMS log would not use the updated 'from address' has been fixed.

  • The issue where STRMNTBRM and STRRCYBRM may fail with MSGMCH0603 and MSGRNQ0121 if more than 1000 duplicate volumes are used was fixed.

  • Backups using special value *ALLTEST that resolve to more than 300 libraries may run multiple backup commands instead of a single command has been fixed.

NOTE: Due to the official end of support for IBM i release 7.2 on 04-30-2021, the June 2021 PTF SI76513 is the final BRMS PTF for 7.2.

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Powertech


Exit Point Manager

Version 7.27

June 8, 2021

Enhancements
  • *HIDEZEROSUM is now the default behavior for the PNSLOGEXT command when *SHOWZEROSUM is not specified.
  • The ability to synchronize the Exit Program Manager library system ID has been added to accommodate copying Exit Point Manager libraries across systems.
Other Fixes
  • An issue that caused error RNQ0202 when accessing User Rules immediately after activation has been resolved.
  • Options previously displayed erroneously in the Authority prompt of the Capture Memorized Transaction panel have been removed.
  • Interactive activation that includes the *FILESRV exit point no longer fails to refresh QZLSFILE jobs.
  • An issue that could cause all Object Rule Lists to become inactive for a user when deactivating a single rule has been resolved.
  • An issue that could cause error MCH3601 in PNSLOGEXT reports when using *PRIORDAY, *PRIORWEEK, or *PRIORMONTH has been resolved.
  • Missing informational text in the Create Pre-Filter panel has been restored.
  • Missing informational text in the Change Server Function Rule panel has been restored.
  • An issue that caused the Secure Screen monitor PTWRKMGT/PSSMON to return message "Not authorized to user profile" has been resolved.
  • Misaligned colons on the Change Server Function Rule screen have been corrected.
  • Missing commands for maintaining NS User Groups (ADDNSUGRPM, CHGNSUGRP, and CRTNSUGRP) have been restored.
  • An issue that caused missing journal entries in *TFRFCL exit point program LNSR108R has been resolved.
  • An issue that could cause error VLD4003 'User not found' during a Global Rule Facility change with an Exit Point Manager User Group has been resolved.

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Robot

Robot HA

Version 13.03

June 23, 2021

  • For new installations, user profile RSFSRV password is set to *NONE.

  • INZRSFHA no longer changes DDM TCP authentication method to *USRID.

  • Improved performance for synchronization.

  • Fixed issue with library containing *both and *after images.

Robot Monitor

Version 14.23

Jun 2, 2021

Enhancements
  • Numeric and threshold values no longer have a limit of 2,147,483,647.
  • Stopwatch feature now accounts for Daylight Savings Time.
Other Fixes
  • Fixed issue with blank Home Dashboard when opening Robot Monitor on PC.
  • Fixed issue with incorrect collection type description when Mimix items trigger threshold.
  • Missing History Summary data now appears correctly. Can now handle issues with ASP size data.
  • Fixed issue with no data appearing in the Available Items box when adding a new historical element.
  • MON020R changed to retrieve the disk unit type correctly when multiple records are found.

  • The value *NA will be returned in all adapter metrics if Robot Monitor cannot get the necessary data from the adapter. If the adapter is not found on the node, Robot Monitor will return a value of *NF.

  • VIOS disk adapter port elements now show the valid list of ports when prompted.