PKWARE Release Notes – January 2022                                           

 

Release Version: PK Protect January 2022

General Availability Date: January 14, 2022




Introduction

The following ‘minor’ release provides new product functionality, resolution to customer reported issues and other general improvements to the PKWARE software.

 

Updated Components and Versions

PKWARE Component

New Version

PK Endpoint Manager

v19.1.103

PK Endpoint Agent - Persistent Data Encryption (PDE) Agent

v17.10.0017

PK Transparent Server Agent (TDE)

v3.7.2

PKWARE SDK

Java 2019.7.4 / .NET 2020.2.4

PK Protect Mobile App for iOS

2.0.0

PK Protect for Intune Mobile App for iOS

2.0.0

PK Protect Mobile App for Android

2.0.0

PK Protect for Intune Mobile App for Android

2.0.0

 

PK Endpoint Manager / PK Endpoint Agent Application Version Compatibility

PEM Version

Archive Client Application Versions

 PEM v19.1.103

  January 2022

Endpoint Agent: 17.10.0017 (Jan ’22), 17.00.0011 (Sept ’21), and 16.90.0006 (Jun ’21)  

Transparent Server Agent (TDE): v3.7.2

 

 

 

 

Supported 3rd Party Platforms

The following PKWARE and 3rd Party products and versions listed below represent those which have been tested for quality, interoperability, and functional operation. Customers are strongly encouraged to maintain their environment in accordance with the versions and dependencies listed below, to avoid unforeseen issues with compatibility or unexpected behavior.

 

PK Endpoint Manager

Operating System Type

Version

Microsoft Windows

Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2

Browser Type

Version

Internet Explorer / Edge

Internet Explorer 11 / Edge 96.x

Firefox

95

Google Chrome

  96

Safari

  15

Database Type

Version

PostgreSQL

 12.5

MSSQL

 SQL Server 2016, 2014, 2012

Web Server

Version

Internet Information Server (IIS)

 IIS 10.0, 8.5, 8.0, 7.5

PK Endpoint Agent

Operating System Type

Version

 Microsoft Windows

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2

Windows 11, 10, 8.1

 MacOS

Monterey (12), Big Sur (11) (with M1 chip – using Rosetta 2), Catalina (10.15)  

 Linux – RedHat

RedHat 5 or greater   

 Linux – SUSE

10 and greater on x86, and x86_64

 Linux - Ubuntu

12.04 (LTS) and greater on X86 and X86_64

 UNIX – IBM AIX

7L version 7.1 (7100-00) or higher, 6L Version 6.1 (6100-00) or higher with required patches

 UNIX - Solaris

10 or greater on UltraSPARC and X86

 UNIX – HPUX

11iv2 with patches

 IBM z/OS  

  Software: z/OS 2.4, z/OS 2.3, z/OS 2.2, z/OS 2.1, z/OS 1.13             

  Hardware: z10-EC, z10-BC, z-10, z196, z114, zEC12, zBC12,

  z13 (2964), z13 (BC (2965)), z14, zR1, z15

 

 

 IBM i

  Software: IBM i 7.4, 7.3, 7.2, 7.1

  Hardware: Power 7, 8 and 9

Operating System Type - Mobile

Version

PK Protect for iOS

14  

PK Protect for Android

11

SDK                                                                      

 Language

Version

 Java

 v2019.7.1

Dependencies:

-      Java 8 or higher JRE

 Application Operating System

Version

 MacOS

Monterey (12), Big Sur (11)

 Windows

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2

Windows 10, 8.1 (64-bit)

 Linux – RedHat

RedHat Enterprise Linux 8 (64-bit)

 Linux – SUSE

Linux Enterprise Server 12 (64-bit)

 Linux – Ubuntu

  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Language

Version

  .NET

  v2020.2.4

Dependencies:

-      .NET Framework 4.6.1 and higher on Windows

-      .NET Core 2.1 on all platforms (LTS release from Microsoft)

 Application Operating System

Version

 Windows

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2

Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit + 64-bit)

 MacOS

Monterey (12), Big Sur (11)

 Linux – RedHat

RedHat Enterprise Linux 8 (64-bit)

 Linux – Ubuntu

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Other PKWARE Components

 Component

Version

PK Transparent Server Agent (TDE) - Server

Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2012 R2

PK Transparent Desktop Agent (TDE) – Desktop

Windows 11, 10, 8.1

PK Protect Reader – Windows

Windows 8.1 and higher

PK Protect Reader – macOS

macOS 10.13 and higher  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Features and Improvements

The following capabilities have been added to the Manager, Agent or both in the current release.

 

PK Endpoint Manager Manager

PK Endpoint Manager

Summary

Appliance / Windows

Version 19.1.103

Features

·  Support for Former ‘Dataguise’ Discovery Engine in PK for Endpoints

o  New discovery engine is included in addition to the existing PK for Endpoints discovery engine

o  Customers can configure the discovery engine of their choice; default for upgrades is the existing PK for Endpoints discovery

o  All existing PK for Endpoints standard and customized discovery patters have been retained

·   Remediation of Encrypted Archives

o  When encountered, PKWARE can optionally discover and remediate files residing in encrypted archives

o  Support for encrypted archives can be enabled within existing locker / assignment configurations

·  Event Forwarding to External Targets 

o  In addition to displaying events in the ‘Events’ screen, they can be forwarded to external target systems for collection, consolidation and analysis by those systems

o  Support for various format types including ElasticSearch, Syslog and Splunk

·  Event Log Purging  

o  Admins have the ability to purge the event logs older than specified timeframes

·  Multiple Data Security Intelligence (DSI) Targets

o  Specified agents can send DSI to different locations, as an exception to a standard, defined default location

·  Support for Redaction on Linux

o  The ability to discover and redact files in Linux environments

PK Endpoint Agent

Summary

Windows, Mac, Linux

Version 17.10.0017

Features

·       Support for Former ‘Dataguise’ Discovery Engine in PK for Endpoints

o   New discovery engine is included in addition to the existing PK for Endpoints discovery engine

o   Customers can configure the discovery engine of their choice; default for upgrades is the existing PK for Endpoints discovery

o   All existing PK for Endpoints standard and customized discovery patters have been retained

·        Remediation of Encrypted Archives

o   When encountered, PKWARE can optionally discover and remediate files residing in encrypted archives

o   Support for encrypted archives can be enabled within existing locker / assignment configurations

·       Event Forwarding to External Targets 

o   In addition to displaying events in the ‘Events’ screen, they can be forwarded to external target systems for collection, consolidation and analysis by those systems

o   Support for various format types including ElasticSearch, Syslog and Splunk

·       Multiple Data Security Intelligence (DSI) Targets

o   Specified agents can send DSI to different locations, as an exception to a standard, defined default location

·       Support for Redaction on Linux

o   The ability to discover and redact files in Linux environments

Other

Summary

 

 

 

 

 

Fixed Issues

Component

ID

Description

PEM

MGR-2982

TDE Compliance getting stuck in "pending"

PEM

MGR-3377

Remediation Actions in read only mode not showing encryption algorithm

PEM

MGR-3768

SDK Keys with AD Group error on rename

PEM

MGR-3635

Erroneous DSI events logged on policy edits

PEM

MGR-3943

DSI event missing for PKCS11 retrieval

PEM

MGR-4073

Email vs UPN mode toggle not fixing PEM admins

PEM

MGR-4074

Email vs UPN mode toggle not fixing scope expressions

PEM

MGR-4476

Admin API changes to scope not being reported in DSI

Client

ARC-2870

Installer doesn't close all DiscoveryAgents running on upgrades

Client

ARC-2848

File associations on macOS not always working

Client

ARC-2846

macOS client crashing on particular .zip file extraction

Client

ARC-2836

Windows options displays assignment details incorrectly

 

Known Issues

  • After cloning an existing assignment, the newly created assignment doesn’t report compliance status correctly. As a workaround, if the admin selects ‘reset’, the new assignment will begin to accurately report its compliance status.


 

 

PK Endpoint Manager Appliance – OS and Major Packages

For a full list of the packages included in your appliance, see the Systems/Packages page.

 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager Virtual Appliance

Package / OS

Version

Ubuntu

20.04.3 LTS

Dotnet-host

6.0.1-1

Dotnet-runtime

3.1.22-1

Apache2

2.4.41-4ubuntu3.8

Postgresql

12+214ubuntu0.1

Openssl

1.1.1f-1ubuntu2.10

Python3

3.8.2-0ubuntu2

 

 

 

PKWARE Software Checksums

 

New PEM Updates:

Type

Sha256 Checksum

Windows Installer

73C0F8250E821CEC836E6162DF7873515EFC32320AF4ED480FEAFC77ACC8AB42

 

Appliance Upgrade

E1CC153D6B2FB55361F67399BAC60C8FF5E12951B2F6AF5FC2D675A848992328

 

Appliance OS Upgrade

81DBEEE7B0F42853409CD568A071983AEF9009DBABFC99E2B8B0645590990A56


 

Base PEM VM:

Format

Sha256 Checksum

OVA

A7D372935FD5FFEDB21603355898C12E37562945D327B9FD608ED51865D44404


QCOW2

8B5474BDBE96BB9D0A00CE142BD0CAADA5FE2BC87CC82C74A47134AB42B0E5DE


VHD

E2503B080E858F10DADBD340FD8B931535AE07D3DB9E7BA017C5C3121CBC816D


 

 

 

 

PEM Supporting Software:

Product

Checksum

PowerShell Azure App Helper (Create App)

C1D169C0B20980D4E7C80E883D149E345971F75CF6ED4DDFB5AFD7CC36802164

 

PowerShell Azure App Helper (Delete App)

189BBFB48022FCE61146E3FA66BAD3E438B70D816B6EFB77CABEBB185207DAB8

 

Elasticsearch 7.9.2

1EAF78D94C37EA8ACECF0B2702FC71E54E2A73259CD777056FA92361D8EB0890


AdoptOpenJDK 11

6EB277A3E9305FDF380900D20F4EF7A474F13FDBC92F7709B57945F6FFDC80FC

 

 

PK Endpoint Agent (Archive Agent):

Platform

Checksum

Windows Masking 64-bit

​​​​​​​AC3C99C04B953BCBC216915B22C47B1FDB6B88D34B5DB77AA8E9104A6D946970

 

macOS

FE0772415EC582F5D65F58578D93EE235A203B36736BC7244A956FC46F80D7E7

 

deb 32-bit

EFE9667F8F368940C1B204FD101017AAAC78C51CB39AE04E2D1E6F24D4D9A7BD

 

deb 64-bit

8A3C51EA37D63FD8C1C9A2BCD7E9AB2A92C9869DECB537FD365AF9B888B03821

 

rpm 32-bit

A637241D9A1F098BD6FC11B5D5DD535F320695C30D7002BC7655106C4DA2B2BA

 

rpm 64-bit

92050EF9BFE2CAD873A30FF15C33416AE09A08C8A7C35B87BCFCC753097BE0CF

 

Linux Discovery Supplemental Package

043F76165EC47273030C00E55EC1722D0E4EDAADF396FEEFF8A34F192162566C

 

aix bff

4B6739EDC243ADBA82828FE9F541BDBBDA35BEE2F97A91B2930A4AF23756B6DC

 

sun4u pkg

E818C0594ACAC91D0D367A3550C058185ED62F16163FAED8AAA15E08D61FB37F

 

i86pc pkg

D4208FD318EE03A551D1AA8A91165D7EB1AAFCDF3530BCFD08DD5CD027A8033D

 

 

Windows Deployment JSONs:

Type

Checksum

Masking Version

0BB9BB85F19C65EE60401360255A6BC9CF423DA13B83CF5D24F8550539D1D106

 

 

Transparent Server and Desktop Agent (TDE)

Download

Checksum

DesktopTDE 64-bit

5D5C38F2592D2D4A8028AEE56DFB98CC7AE14BBA8DE76EEAEEBF821C9C71520A

 

DesktopTDE 32-bit

5CC847795F878A0C411AA2229476B8C5FDBA693BC31027FF90098F56DAD805CF

 

TDE 64-bit

1AE5A12C6BA3E3A1C71F1899C138471BB37983212C370DA88280FAD171E4D88B

 

TDE 32-bit

451331EB73B85F1EDEC74C8A3A083B1A49C335820FC3E04FCE28B0B868C1CCDB

 

 

Classification

Installers

Checksum

Boldon James Manual Installer

BA433550CD65DD99BF44527FF1D68B532C0DD5D59A8C9F10F71062DE8A5D1FEB

 

PKWARE Bundled Installer

CB77049DF9935C33401C996660D674A32D23B841A8748DA23716F224160411A3

 

 

 

Related documentation

·      https://support.pkware.com


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