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Release Notes May 2019

Release Date: 2019-05-21

Version: G4.6-1.0

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Important Notice

As our business grows, and with more customers joining us, it has been necessary to grow our infrastructure accordingly to ensure we can continue to offer an ever-improving level of service to our customers.

To meet these needs, it has been necessary to extend the IP range from which scanning may originate.

The additional IPv4 range from which scans may originate is:

This is in addition to our existing network range of:




These IP ranges are exclusive to Outpost24, and any IPS whitelisting for PCI ASV scans should include these new ranges.

This information will also be available in the Support > Resources area of Outscan.

Interim Release - 2019-06-12

This is a minor interim release with few bug fixes: 

  • Increased the timeout value when generating a large Compliance report. If it takes longer than 90 seconds, a popup is displayed notifying an email is sent when the report is available.

  • Fixed an issue where MariaDB could be incorrectly identified as MySQL.

New Features

Unusual Postponing

Due to the identification of a last minute issue with the release, we have taken the unusual decision to postpone the bulk of this months release until June.

A small number of bug fixes and improvements have been released.

Bug Fixes and Minor Improvements

Vulnerability Detection

  • Improved phpMyAdmin detection.
  • Improved jQuery detection by adding jQuery UI adds detection.


  • Fixed AWS Stockholm region issue by contributing to Opensource Fog-AWS to fix fog-aws ruby gem.
  • Fixed AWS EMR detection for proper vulnerability scanning.
  • Fixed Apache Hadoop detection for proper vulnerability scanning.

End of Life Announcement

Elastic Detector (ED)

Elastic Detector assessment features will be merged into Outscan and HIAB products. We are now formally announcing both the end of life and end of support dates for Elastic Detector.

  • Official End of Life date: 31th December 2018
  • Official End of Support date: 30th June 2019

We recommend all remaining Elastic Detector customers to contact their account managers to discuss upgrading to Outscan and HIAB as soon as possible and no longer than the formal end of life date.

Legacy Syslog Implementation

The current syslog implementation is undergoing a number of changes to correctly follow the necessary RFC’s (RFC5424 & RFC3164). We are formally announcing the end of life of the current syslog implementation. The current implementation will still be active until this time.

  • Official End of Life date: 25th September 2018
  • Official End of Support date: 26th February 2019

Appsec Scale UI and Swat UI EOL

The Scale Classic UI has now been removed from the Outscan Portal. The SWAT Classic UI will continue to be available for an additional three months before it will be deprecated. Currently we expect this to happen in June 2019.


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