Comodo Firewall

Changelog

Comodo Firewall 12.0.0.6870:

  • This version will no longer updated on Windows XP and Windows Vista essentially making it the last supported version for those OSes.  This is due to SHA1 deprecation.  Future versions will also have a minimum system requirement on Windows 7 of Service Pack 1.
  • Dumps of cmdinstall appears after installation on Windows 7.
  • WMI errors are present in Windows Event Log.
  • Number of unrecognized files in the CIS widget is not recalculated after system reboot.

Comodo Firewall 12.0.0.6818:

  • Added ability to remove vendors rated by Comodo from Vendor List.
  • The issue where system becomes unresponsive with specific viruscope settings.
  • The issue where non PE files cannot be submitted by 'Submit Files'.
  • The issue where user rating was not applied in 'Vendor List' .for vendor with name starts with space.

Comodo Firewall 10.2.0.6514:

  • Creates QualityCompat key as required by Microsoft Meltdown and Spectre patch KB4056892 upon installation and update, same was done in previous v6474 as well.
  • In some systems Comodo Firewall status in Windows Security Center could be found as "snoozed".

Comodo Firewall 10.0.2.6476:

  • Creates QualityCompat key as required by Microsoft Meltdown and Spectre patch KB4056892 upon installation and update, same was done in previous v6474 as well.
  • In some systems Comodo Firewall status in Windows Security Center could be found as "snoozed".

Comodo Firewall 10.0.2.6474:

  • Creates QualityCompat key as required by Microsoft Meltdown-Spectre patch KB4056892 upon installation and update. Last production version 6420 is fully compatible with Meltdown-Spectre patch in all operating systems.
  • Internet Security Essentials (Protection against Man in the Middle attacks) is now optional (selected by default) and can be found in Components section during installation.
  • GeekBuddy setup is completely removed. It was optional and not selected by default. If you don't have GeekBuddy installed and you access Live support, it will launch Geek Buddy chat window in default browser.
  • "Manual Scan" scan profile now has heuristic option de-selected by default, same like "Full Scan" profile.
  • In Rating scan, when you see untrusted certificate listing, name will come from "Issued To" field of certificate rather "Friendly name" section. Trusted Root Certificate are listed by "Issued To" field and thus easier to find.
  • Due to various incompatibilities, "Enhanced Protection Mode" is removed from HIPS settings

Comodo Firewall 10.0.1.6294:

- Stability fixes with respect to HTTPS browsing in Edge browser.
- Even though you had latest v6254, you still had seen updates for iseupdate, it should not happen now.
- Reported cmdagent crash is fixed.
- Geek Buddy product is not selected by default for installation in Components section. Geek Buddy will be removed completely from CIS package in next release.

Comodo Firewall 10.0.1.6258:

- Stability fixes with respect to HTTPS browsing in Edge browser.
- Even though you had latest v6254, you still had seen updates for iseupdate, it should not happen now.
- Reported cmdagent crash is fixed.
- Geek Buddy product is not selected by default for installation in Components section. Geek Buddy will be removed completely from CIS package in next release.

Comodo Firewall 10.0.1.6254:

- Incompatibility with Microsoft Update KB4022716(OS Build 15063.447).
- Multiple entries related to cmdagent in error section of Windows Events as posted here.
- Invalid entry in "Blocked by" column in Unblock application window as posted here.
- Additional http fallback entry in update URL for Windows 7. In addition to https, you will see 2nd http entry for download.comodo.com.

Comodo Firewall 10.0.1.6092:

- Comodo Security Agent could not be started.
- Comodo Application shortcuts could not be deleted, renamed or moved.
- IP4 and IP6 entry names could be distorted.
- Some of Windows XP PCs could not download updates.
- Cygwin fails at post-install scripts and apps like Dash, Bash become unresponsive / consume abnormal CPU usage.
- In Containment settings, checkbox 'Do not show privilege elevation alert' was selected after clean install, it should have been de-selected by default.
- Some users reported that Windows firewall was disabled even though they installed Comodo Antivirus rather Comodo Firewall.
- File Lookup Service(FLS) could fail in some cases.
- Trusted vendor list could see reduced list of entries for CIS versions older than v10 in last major update.

Comodo Firewall 10.0.1.6092:

- Comodo Secure DNS is back in installation offering now.
- You will see word "Sandbox" is now replaced with word "Containment" across whole GUI as that is easier to understand by layman while Sandbox has been more technical.
- Support of Python interpreter in heuristic command line analysis.
- All GUI issues experienced with upcoming Windows 10 RedStone-2 / Creators Update are fixed in this release.
- BSOD after launched Opera in Sandbox.
- Critical bypasses of Sanbdox.
- Keyboard can be intercepted in Virtual Desktop.
- Several apps crash caused by guard32/64.dll.
- PowerShell scripts are not sandboxed.
- Missed fileless malware cases.

Comodo Firewall 10.0.0.6092:

- Added a new tab "Enhanced protection" in the "Advanced settings".
- VirusScope and Safe Shopping. Previously, the functions were presented on separate tabs, now they have become part of the "Enhanced Protection" section.
- Comodo Secure DNS is again offered for installation.
- The word "Sandbox" in the antivirus interface is replaced with "Containment", which is easier to understand.
- Added support for the Python interpreter.
- Fixed interface issues related to working in Windows 10 Creators Update (Redstone 2).
- Improved stability and error correction.
- Fixed crash with BSOD after Opera launch in the Containment environment (sandbox).
- Fixed critical cases of circumvention of the virtualized Containment (sandbox) environment.
- Fixed the cases of interception of keyboard shortcuts in the virtual desktop.
- Fixed some application crashes caused by guard32 / 64.dll.
- Fixed problems with executing PowerShell scripts in the sandbox.
- Fixed missing malicious programs (fileless malware).

Comodo Firewall 8.4.0.5165:

- Windows 10 1607 support.
- Fixed bugs.

Comodo Firewall 8.4.0.5076:

- Comodo guard32.dll/guard64.dll causing stability issues with Mozilla Firefox 47.0.

Comodo Firewall 8.4.0.5068:

- "File Downloaders" file group has been extended with popular cloud clients such as GoogleDrive, OneDrive, DropBox, etc.
- Website Filtering browser signatures have become updatable.
- Yahoo! installation offer is not shown during CIS/CAV paid packages' updates anymore.
- 'Browser Protection' feature is enabled by default upon clean install.

Comodo Firewall 8.2.0.5027:

- Browser Settings Protection.
- Fixed bugs.

Comodo Firewall 8.2.0.5005:

- Seperation of CIS network settings and IE network settings:  In previous releases CIS used IE proxy settings from SYSTEM account. Now these setting are ignored and only CIS setting will be used.
- Vulnerability of CRC32 checksum of file SHA-1 hash: Additional verification added.
- Chromodo v48 doesn't work in Sandbox.

Comodo Firewall 8.2.0.4978:

- New Home Page and Quick Search mechanism.
- New file group "Media Players" in Auto-Sandbox rules.
- Network is not available after update from Windows 7 to Windows 10 with CIS/CAV/CFW installed.
- Windows Firewall is not enabled after CIS uninstallation if PC is upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10.
- Website Filtering does not block web sites in Google Chrome 49.
- Antivirus engine libraries does not have ASLR enabled.
- PackMan unpacker insufficient parameter validation.
- LZMA Decoder Performs Insufficient Parameter Checks, Resulting in Heap Overflow.
- Integer Overflow Leading to Heap Overflow Parsing Composite Documents.
- Integer Overflow leading to Heap Overflow in MSVB API.
- Emulator can be bypassed to leak data and/or modify certain system settings by initiating a scan on a specially crafted PE file.
- Heap Overflow in LZX Decompression.
- Buffer Overflow handling PSUBUSB (Packed Subtract Unsigned with Saturation).
- ACLs on Comodo's folder in %ProgramData% allow unauthorized users write access.
- Chromodo_setup.exe can be injected DLLs from users' folder if cmdshim32.dll is missing from the installation of CIS/CAV/CFW.
- DLL load ordering error allows CIS/CAV/CFW installers to load implanted DLLs from installer and application data folders.

Comodo Firewall 8.2.0.4792:

- Support improvements for Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1511.

Comodo Firewall 8.2.0.4703:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 8.2.0.4674:

- Support improvements for Microsoft Windows 10 official release.
- We have addressed many issues reported by our users in this release.

Comodo Firewall 8.2.0.4591:

- After CIS installations you will be directed to a landing page where you will find the details of the product and the benefits of the features.
- In case you need you will be able to open Geekbuddy chat window directly on malware found notification window.
- Fixed bugs.

Comodo Firewall 8.2.0.4508:

- New File Rating list: Possibility to define custom file rating in parallel with Comodo rating.
- New File Rating list: File Details dialog with Comodo information.
- New File Group: Management and Productivity Applications.
- Sandbox: File Age filter in Auto-Sandbox rules.
- Sandbox: "Ignore any Metro app" rule in Auto-Sandbox.
- Sandbox: Option to switch off “Created By” and “Origin” sources tracking (ADS creation omitted).
- New Alert Sound: New Audio for alerts.
- New Alert Sound: Managing Viruscope state from main UI and Widget.
- New Alert Sound: Active Processes List task in Tasks pane.
- Upgrade: New upgrade button option on UI.
- Multi-Language support: Vietnamese language support.
- Multi-Language support: Romanian language support.
- Supported OS: Windows10 Tech Preview Support.
- Antivirus Engine: RAR 5 archives support.
- Antivirus Engine: Unicode support to RAR5 module added.
- Antivirus Engine: Make CIS AV update process lighter on system resources & optimization merging of AV-bases.
- Antivirus Engine: Support new 7-zip version.
- Fixed bugs.

Comodo Firewall 8.1.0.4426:

- Replacement of Comodo Dragon with Chromodo browser.
- Addition of PDF readers to Sandbox rules via File Group.
- Detect Potentially Unwanted Applications is enabled on default settings.
- Fixed bugs.

Comodo Firewall 8.0.0.4344:

- New file group "File Archivers".
- Updated Auto-Sandbox rule to sandbox.
- Fixed bugs.

Comodo Firewall 8.0.0.4337 :

- Ability to create automatic sandboxing rule based on various parameters such as file reputation, file origin, file source etc.
- New default auto-sandboxing policy which is fine-tuned to isolate risky unknown applications.
- When Intel VT-x or AMD SVM Virtualization extensions are available, Enhanced Protection Mode makes use of these technologies and CIS operates at hypervisor level.
- "Flat Tile" theme with updated icons and colors for better look and feel.
- List of registered recognizers.
- Possibility to manage each recognizer state, turn it ON and OFF.
- Viruscope is now enabled by default, monitors more activities and works on sandboxed applications as well as not sandboxed ones.
- Viruscope performance is improved.
- The advanced settings window has been redesigned to provide a better layout.
- Fixed bugs.

6.0.2082.0:

- Added check for the case when the Task Scheduler windows service has been disabled.
- Fix: Remote Browser: Fixed several issues with the Permissions dialog.

6.30 Build 976:

- Added Polish language pack.
- File permissions shown incorrectly when retrieved with FTP MLSD.

Comodo Firewall 7.0.317799.4142:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 7.0.315459.4132:

- Viruscope.
- Website Filtering
- UI Update.
- Protected Data Folder.
- 700% Faster Sandbox.
- All CIS Advanced Settings components are now accessible via CisTray menu.
- Windows in 'grid view': Improved file search operation and added 'search completed' notification; added 'Jump to Folder' option; columns now retain their widths as last changed by the user.
- AV Scan results and Rating scan results windows can be viewed in full screen mode.
- CIS UI tooltips now correspond to Windows style.
- More than 300 bugs are fixed.

Comodo Firewall 6.3.302093.2976:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 6.3.301250.2972:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 6.3.300670.2970:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 6.3.297838.2953:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 6.2.285401.2860:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 6.2.282872.2847:

— New: Advanced View feature for home screen.
— New: Multi-selection functionality on various grids.
— New: Search button in all relevant grids.
— New: Support for «Fully Virtualized» auto-sandboxing.
— Improved: GUI performance while opening main dialogs.
— Improved: Support for keyboard and touch screen.
— Fixed: Files from network shares cannot be added to trusted files.
— Fixed: Various compatibility issues related to virtualization.
— Fixed: Various issues associated with COMODO Cleaning Essentials.

Comodo Firewall 6.1.276867.2813:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 6.1.275152:

- Drag n Drop support in rule editors.
- View Connections dialog which shows active connections without having to install Killswitch.
- Ability to exclude files while restoring from quarantine.
- There are over 200 bug fixes in this release.

Comodo Firewall 6.0.264710:

- Additional languages are now supported.
- Fixed bugs.

Comodo Firewall 5.12.256249:

- Improved Windows 8 Support.
- Fixed PPPoE protocol driver conflicts with firewall driver in Windows 8.

Comodo Firewall 5.12.55693.2551:

- Full support for Windows 8.

Comodo Firewall 5.10.228257:

- Compatibility with other security suites is improved in Windows 7 x64.
- Fixed bugs.

Comodo Firewall 5.9.221665.2197:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 5.9.219863.2196:

- Seamless Trustconnect integration: CIS now detects unsecured wireless connections and lets you use your trust connect account seamlessly.
- Smart Scan: We have introduced one of the smartest quick scans in the world based on COMODO Autorun Analyzer Technology.
- We have moved some of the settings in from More->Preferences to their releveant sections in Firewall Settings etc.
- Dragon is included with CIS setup(Optional like GB).
- Fixed bugs.

Comodo Firewall 5.8.213334:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 5.8.211697:

- Fixed Bugs.

Comodo Firewall 5.5.64714:

- Web installer now supports more reliable installation experience e.g. support for resuming broken downloads.
- Program updater now uses a new updating mechanism which reduces the update size significantly.
- Minor GUI fixes and corrections.
- Various incompatibilities between BO defense and various applications(e.g. games, windows applications etc.).
- License manager does not work properly when system time is modified.
- Various crashes related to the antivirus engine.

Comodo Firewall 5.4.189068:

- Improved installation experience on Windows 7 and later.
- Realtime performance impact to the daily PC operations should be lower in this version.
- Fixed bugs.

Comodo Firewall 5.3.174622:

- Full IPv6 Support in firewall.
- 5 skins from COMODO, including a native windows skin.
- Installer - It now enables/disables windows firewall/defender during the installation/uninstallation.
- Fixed bugs.