Trustwave File Type Release Notes

Last Revision: November 18, 2015

The File Type module is used by Trustwave SEG and Trustwave ECM. Updates are made available for recent versions through the Automatic Updates service. Each product release includes the current update of FileType.

Note: File extensions are provided in this document for reference only. File Type recognizes files based on their structure and not by the file name or extension.

New Features

For more information about additional minor features and bug fixes, see the release history.

Features new in 7.13.0

Release History

The following items have been changed or updated in the specific build versions of FileType listed.

7.13.2 (November 18, 2015)

FT-129 Password protected Excel workbooks (.XLS) were not correctly handled. Fixed.

7.13.1 (November 12, 2015)

FT-125 Certain DOCX files created by non MS Office applications were not recognized because they do not contain a docprops file.
FT-128 Password protected Excel files were not correctly handled. Fixed.

7.13.0 (November 4, 2015)

FT-76 Egress Switch files (SWITCH) are recognized.
FT-104 ActiveX Binary objects in Word and Excel documents (ActiveXObject) are recognized.
FT-112 StereoLithography files (STL) are recognized.
FT-113 PDF type checking is moved after other document types to reduce false positives.
FT-114 Some components were not correctly identified as mail components if they contained only header data and no body. Fixed.
FT-119 Redhat Package Manager files (RPM) are recognized.
FT-120 Debian package files (DEB) are recognized.
FT-121 Suspect PDF files are better recognized as "invalid PDF".

7.12.1 (May 3, 2015)

FT-111 Encrypted PDF files were incorrectly detected as BIN.

Changes prior to version 7.12 were mentioned in the Trustwave SEG or Trustwave ECM Release Notes.

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