Thursday, June 27, 2013

How to manually install the 5600 Engine Update for VirusScan Enterprise 8.x (Also some reference about 8.7 5600 engine update)

To manually install the 5600 Engin Update for VirusScan Enterprise 8.x, you can follow the steps of the following kb:

Remark: If you are using VirusScan Enterprise 8.7, you must upgrade to Patch 5 and also install Hotfix 777352

For more information:

VirusScan Enterprise 8.7i Patch 5 and Hotfix 777352 are required for VSE 8.7i to install the 5600 Anti-Malware Engine

You will able check the Patch level at “About VirusScan Enterprise”:


And the Hotfix 777352 at the following registry (If you are using Windows XP)


After the update success, you will able to check the engine version become “5600.1067”


* Optional: Upgrade the McAfee agent to 4.6 patch 3 or above (e.g. 4.8) ** The VSE 8.7i with patch 5 is supported by MA 4.6 or above

(Remark: The agent 4.6 patch 3 have a unsolved security vulnerability, for more information: McAfee Security Bulletin – McAfee ePO Extension for McAfee Agent 4.5 and 4.6 Blind SQL Injection Vulnerability)

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