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An update is available for the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit 5.0: November 10, 2014

An update for the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) 5.0 is available. For more information about the changes in this update, see the "Changes and improvements" section.
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Release Date: November 10, 2014

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Update replacement information

This update replaces any previously released update.

Changes and improvements

General improvements

  • Enables the EMET service to log EMET configuration when the service is started.
  • Resolves a potential race condition in the Mandatory ASLR mitigation.
  • Addresses an issue in which some mitigations stop working if EAF is disabled.
  • Addresses errors that occur if EMET is not installed in the default folder.
  • Improves and hardens several mitigations to make them more resilient to attacks and bypasses.

Application compatibility issues

  • Addresses application compatibility issues between Certificate Trust and 64-bit Internet Explorer.
  • Addresses application compatibility issues between EAF+ and several applications, such as Internet Explorer, Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash, and Mozilla Firefox.
  • Addresses application compatibility issues that affect Internet Explorer Developer Tools and the Manage Add-ons feature.
  • Improves EAF mitigation to address several application compatibility issues.

Configuration and deployment improvements

  • Adds a default configuration for EAF+ for Google Chrome and Oracle Java 8.
  • Adds the "Local Telemetry" feature that allows you to save memory dumps locally when a mitigation is triggered.
  • Addresses an issue in which Group Policy settings in some circumstances are not applied correctly.
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Article ID: 3015976 - Last Review: 11/10/2014 14:55:00 - Revision: 1.0

Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit 5.0

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