BeyondTrust Host Security Scanner 6.7.2 Release Notes

November 14, 2019

Release Availability:

  • This release is available by download from the BeyondTrust Client Portal ( and using the BeyondTrust Auto-Updater.
  • The MD5 signature is: 526087d4076f61ad0aeb570f2a25b3df
  • The SHA-1 signature is: bb1b5df9a850a5ea27e5535eec08ed7bd1736a65

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Improved performance of CHECK_FILE_VER_RECURSIVE audits.
  • Improved target name resolution when the NetBIOS name is different than the fully qualified domain name (FQDN)
  • Added additional files to signing catalog (
  • Improved error detection when parsing audits database at scanner startup.
  • Option to select the configured default port for Microsoft SQL Server enumerations.
  • OpenSSL component upgraded to 1.1.1d.
  • Added additional file types to catalog signing (
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 x86 runtime upgraded to v14.23.27820.0.

Issues Resolved:

  • file not removed during uninstall.
  • Reports fail to generate when duplicate database enumeration details are included.
  • Scan results fail to be written to RTD2 (SQLite) database due to potential concurrency issue.
  • McAfee Linux distributions returning false positives against backported vulnerabilities.
  • Audits ("Account password reverse of account - Linux"), 69454 ("Account password same as account - Linux"), and 69455 ("69455 - Account with no password - Linux") are enabled by default and can result in account lockouts.
  • User enumeration fails when maximum user count was set to "0" in the job options.