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® Agent KnowledgeBase article KB82105 for McAfee Agent 5.0.x version information.

Note: McAfee Agent 5.0.x can be used only with McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) 5.1.1 or later and McAfee ePO Cloud. 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

September 15, 2016

Release build

Name Version
McAfee Agent
McAfee Agent Extension

Supported McAfee products

For the list of products that McAfee supports, see McAfee KnowledgeBase article KB87361.


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

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