About this release

This document contains important information about the current release. We recommend that you read the whole document.

CAUTION: We do not support the automatic upgrade of a pre-release software version. To upgrade to a production release of the software, you must first uninstall the existing version.

Version Information

See McAfee Knowledge Base article KB82105 for McAfee Agent 5.0.x version information.

Note: McAfee Agent 5.0.x can be used only with McAfee ePO server 5.1.1 or later. You can manage previous versions of McAfee Agent with the McAfee Agent 5.0.x extensions, but previous versions of the Agent extensions cannot manage McAfee Agent 5.0.x clients.

Release date

April 7, 2016

Release build

Name Version
McAfee Agent
McAfee Agent Extension

Supported McAfee Products

For a list of supported McAfee products, see McAfee Knowledge Base article KB86796.


High Priority - McAfee rates this release as a high priority for all environments to avoid a potential business impact. This update should be applied as soon as possible.

For more information about patch ratings, refer to McAfee KnowledgeBase article KB51560.