Privilege Management for Mac 5.4.123 Release Notes

July 30, 2019

New Features and Enhancements:

  • KAuth Improvements
  • Computer Filters
  • MacOS Quick Start Policy
  • Capture Config Utility
  • BeyondInsight Integration
  • Compatibility with macOS 10.14.x
  • Control of Applications Folder
  • Updated the EULA
  • BeyondTrust rebrand
  • PowerBroker for Mac consolidation
  • Kernel Extension Alteration

Issues Resolved:

  • Resolved issue where sudo mtr - sudo plugin prevents the binary from running.
  • Resolved issue in which installing the 2.0 SR1 iC3 adapter caused a message on line 152 of the regarding lack of directory /../../
  • Resolved issue where fails certificate validation and rule does not match.
  • Resolved issue where is not correctly restored on uninstall.
  • Resolved issue where Unity mode was not usable with VMWare Fusion 11 and Privilege Management.
  • Resolved issue where lpadmin fails to complete when run with sudo as root.
  • Resolved issue where no event is raised on the endpoint for no license being present.
  • Resolved issue where TextEditLimitedTest tests sometimes fail.
  • Resolved issue where User name in Auth Request Message boxes change to UNIX Username with Privilege Management installed.
  • Resolved issue where dppolicyplugin could cause SecurityAgent to crash.
  • Resolved issue where Chrome hangs when launched on 10.12 Mac with Privilege Management for Mac client installed.
  • Resolved issue where Challenge Response Generator has a CFBundleIdentifier of com.yourcompany.ResponseGenerator.
  • Resolved issue with Licensing testing failure.
  • Resolved an issue where thePrivilege Management workspace doesn't load correctly.
  • Resolved an issue where Privilege Management build scripts don't report what build scripts are run.
  • Resolved issue where BIAdapter does not download policy when already existing one has been deleted.
  • Resolved an issue in PGLib policy evaluation, in which valid xml exists, but invalid policy XML passed to Privilege Management for Mac caused Privilege Management for Mac to crash.
  • Resolved an issue where BIAdapter Settings were not removed when uninstall script with -s arg ran.
  • Resolved an issue with BIAdapter, in which BI Policy permissions were being set incorrectly.
  • Resolved an issue with Bi Adapter crashing when it cannot find the /Library/Application Support/Avecto/BIAudit folder.
  • Resolved an issue where changing PGLib then building a dependent project doesn't result in re-linking.
  • Resolved an issue where a license is valid but logged as an Error message.
  • Resolved an issue where Privilege Management rules were evaluated last when taking control of
  • Resolved an issue where defendpointd crashes when stress tested.
  • Resolved issue where lock on Interrogator::GetProperties causes Unity to lock up.


  • System Preferences must be closed when installing Privilege Management as defaults are written.


  • Privilege Management Console 4.5 or later.
  • Mac Adapter 2.0.28710.0 SR2 and 1.4.29285.0 SR3

If you have a business requirement to downgrade the Mac client, please first uninstall the currently installed version.

Supported Operating Systems:

  • macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave