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 pre-release version.

Release date August 14, 2018

Release build

  • McAfee® Agent Extension —

Version information

For McAfee Agent 5.5.x version details, see Product Release Information in KB51573.

Note: McAfee Agent 5.0.x supports McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) 5.1.1 or later. The McAfee Agent 5.0.x extension manages all previous versions of the McAfee Agent, but previous versions of the McAfee Agent management extension cannot manage McAfee Agent 5.0.x clients.

Supported McAfee products

For the list of products that McAfee Agent supports, see KB90494.

Supported operating systems

For the list of operating systems that McAfee Agent supports, see KB51573.

Rating — Recommended

Mandatory Critical High Priority Recommended

  • Required for all environments.
  • Apply this update at the earliest convenience.
  • A patch that resolves non-severe issues or improves product quality is considered Recommended.
  • Not applicable to hotfixes, because hotfixes are only created in response to a business-impacting issue.

For more information, see KB51560.