Resolved issues

The current release of the product resolves these issues.

For a list of current known issues, see McAfee Endpoint Security for Mac Known Issues KB85855.

Reference Resolution
1267535 The Firewall Rule events for incoming traffic now contain the threat target host name details.
1266989 Websites are not blocked, when McAfee GTI is unreachable and the Block sites by default if McAfee GTI ratings server is not reachable option is disabled.
ENSM-683 If Web Control is disabled from McAfee ePO, the menulet no longer displays the yellow warning message.
ENSM-689 Applications with wildcards added in a Firewall rule are no longer enforced and displayed in the Firewall rule list.
ENSM-708 When upgrading from Endpoint Security for Mac 10.2.x or 10.5.x on systems that are not managed by Mobile Device Management (MDM), attempt to load the com.McAfee.FileCore kext module happens only after the upgrade.
ENSM-717 Property translation succeeds for Firewall client rules that do not have application association.
ENSM-723 Reasons for Endpoint Security for Mac deployment failures are now reported as client events to McAfee ePO.

The reason could be for one of the following cases, if

  • The installer detects an unsupported McAfee Agent version.
  • The installer detects the user name “Virex” in the system.
  • The com.McAfee.FMPSysCore kernel extension fails to unload during the installation.
  • The com.McAfee.mfeaac kernel extension fails to unload during the installation.
  • The McAfee common process does not stop during the installation.
  • Threat Prevention is not detected on the system during the installation of Adaptive Threat Protection.
  • An unsupported Threat Prevention version is detected during the installation of Adaptive Threat Protection.
  • The license file creation fails during the installation.


McAfee Endpoint Security platform properties and policies are not working for Endpoint Security for Mac 10.6.x, if Endpoint Security Platform extension (build number is upgraded in the following flow in McAfee ePO.

  • Endpoint Security 10.6.1 RTW ( -> Endpoint Security 10.6.1 Update ( -> Endpoint Security 10.6.1 Update (

This issue is resolved in the Endpoint Security Platform update Extension