What's new in 10.6.2 release

Update releases can update platform support.

Updated platform, environment, or operating system support

This update supports the following additional operating system.

  • Same-day support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.0.

    The supported kernel is 4.18.0-80.el8.x86_64.

For the complete list of supported operating systems, see McAfee Knowledge Base article KB87073.


Before installing or upgrading to McAfee Endpoint Security for Linux Threat Prevention 10.6.2, you must install Python software on the system you intend to install or upgrade the software. Otherwise, the installation fails.

You must update the SELinux Policy on the system to allow Endpoint Security for Linux processes to run. For more information about updating the SELinux Policy, see McAfee Knowledge Base article KB89863.

You must install McAfee® Endpoint Security ePO extension update 10.6.1 or later to use this product. For more information about the McAfee ePO extension update build numbers, see McAfee Endpoint Security 10.6.1 ePO Extension Update Build 1146 Release Notes.