Release Notes

The release notes for every official version of Cerberus FTP Server. If you need any help setting up Cerberus FTP Server you can browse our online support resources.

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Version 7.0 Release Notes Hide show hide icon
Version 7.0.5.1 Official Release -- 10/16/2014
  • Disable SSLv3.0 by default
  • Add an option to enable SSLv3.0 on the Advanced Security page
Version 7.0.5 Official Release -- 10/15/2014
  • Updated to OpenSSL 1.0.1j to address security vulnerabilities in OpenSSL
Version 7.0.4.2 Official Release -- 10/14/2014
  • Added ability to set additional public file sharing options through web administration
  • Added ability to customize email options for account request approvals through web administration
  • Added button for testing SMTP server target configurations through web administration
  • Account request email template improvements
  • Minor web administration bug fixes and layout improvements
  • Fixed error reporting for failed database operations - errors were previously being reported as "Invalid cursor state" instead of actual error description
Version 7.0.4.1 Official Release -- 09/29/2014
  • Backup and restore now includes SSH client public keys in the backup set
  • Server synchronization through the sync manager now syncs SSH client public keys
  • Added the sync manager to web administration
  • Added database configuration to web administration
  • Web administration refinements and additions
  • Optimized several images to use font glyphs for web administration to reduce resource page downloads
  • Added a workaround for an IE9 directory display bug for the HTTP/S web client
  • Fixed several rare thread contention isues that oculd lead to server exceptions
Version 7.0.4 Official Release -- 09/17/2014
  • Major re-design of web administration. Switched to a more modern, responsive web framework that scales on different devices
  • Added options to manage remote settings and secondary web administrators through web administration
  • Added clone user and clone group functions to web administration
  • Added option to test cipher strings to web administration
  • Added ability to override group properties on users to web administration
  • Added additional local directory and file selection controls to web administration
  • Added public share editing to web administration
  • Added same report generation controls present on the desktop to web administration
  • Added additional advanced options to web administration
  • Fixed CSV export and import for PBKDF2 HMAC SHA256 and PBKDF2 HMAC SHA512 hashed passwords by adding iteration count
  • HTTP/S web client uploads now show up in the active transfers list and are tracked in the upload speed meter control
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
Version 7.0.3 Official Release -- 08/07/2014
  • Updated to OpenSSL 1.0.1i to address security vulnerabilities in OpenSSL
  • Fixed HTTP/S web client password strength meter bug in IE8
  • Disabled accounts and accounts configured to allow only SFTP access with public key authentication will no longer receive password expiring emails
  • 3DES encryption cipher is now considered at 112 bit symetric strength to better reflect effective strength
Version 7.0.2 Official Release -- 07/30/2014
  • Disabled users will also register with the "stop authentication if user exists" Policy settings
  • Added PBKDF2 HMAC SHA256 and PBKDF2 HMAC SHA256 stretched password hashing algorithms as password storage hash options
  • Added ability to select active SSH2 ciphers and HMAC algorithms
  • Added SSH2 cipher minimum bit strength display to Summary page
  • HTTP/S web client now allows zero-length file uploads
  • Fixed a problem with the web client data/time control for IE 8 users
  • Added support for generating the correct share link path when connections come in from an HTTPS proxy to a Cerberus HTTP listener
  • Reports now track whether a file operation succeeded or failed
  • Fixed web client bug for displaying local time that only used the user setting for displaying local time
Version 7.0.1 Official Release -- 07/04/2014
  • Fixed a bug in web client folder uploads for Chrome
  • Fixed a bug on web client email selection and address book auto-complete
  • Added an option to force all publicly shared files and folders be password protected
  • Added more account options for CSV import (unlimited directories, password hashes, additional account parameters)
  • Added capability to export user accounts as CSV files
  • Added dedicated require password change option for native accounts
  • Enhanced the default cipher list for HTTPS web administration to require minimum 128-bit, strong ciphers
  • Added option to initiate automatic download of zip file without storing the resulting file on the server for web client zip operations
  • Clients can now modify the share until date on their own publicly shared files
  • Added web client in-browser editing of simple text-based files
Version 7.0.0.3 Official Release -- 06/05/2014
  • Updated to OpenSSL 1.0.1h to address security vulnerabilities in OpenSSL
  • Added new MAC SSH algorithms hmac-ripemd160 and hmac-ripemd160@openssh.com
  • Added DeleteDirectoryFromGroup, AddDirectoryToGroup SOAP API calls
  • Renamed AddRoot, DeleteRoot to AddDirectoryToUser, DeleteDirectoryFromUser SOAP API calls
  • Added create directory option to AddDirectoryToUser and AddDirectoryToGroup API calls
Version 7.0.0.2 Official Release -- 05/27/2014
  • Fixed an information disclosure for SSH logins vulnerability. Analysis of failed login result could allow attacker to determine if an account exists or not. Thanks to Steve Embling, a Pentura Security Researcher, for discovering and reporting this vulnerability.
  • Fixed ability to update to a different theme in the web client for LDAP and AD accounts
  • Fixed web client file list sorting
  • Hide the security question list for AD and LDAP accounts since they can't currently use the password reset feature
  • Added password strength/entropy meter to HTTP/S web client account request and change password pages
Version 7.0.0.1 Official Release -- 05/22/2014
  • Added 3DES back to the list of available SSH ciphers
  • Added a cipher list test button and a cipher list box to the Advanced Security dialog
  • Changed the ephemeral EC generated to be compatible with IE
  • IE8 HTTP/S web client improvements
Version 7.0 Official release notes --
  • New 7.0 Release
  • Redesigned HTTP/S web client that's been optimized for both desktop and mobile browsers
  • Folder upload through HTTP/S web client with Chrome
  • Enhanced web client address book for users
  • Web client custom theme support
  • Web client search support
  • Web client image and video thumbnail viewing
  • Redesigned Report Manager
  • Added report sorting
  • Added multiple web administrators with fine grained access controls
  • Publicly shared file links are now included in user statistics reporting
  • Added max share duration limit for publicly shared links
  • User manager UI improvements
  • Event manager UI improvements
  • Performance improvements
  • Enhanced login reports
  • New session file access email report event action
  • Email notification of important events like user password expiration and password changes
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