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Version 12.7

Released: May 3, 2022

GFI LanGuard version 12.7 is a release with several bug fixes and user experience improvements.

See the Release Notes below for a complete list of updates.


  • Upgrade Apache httpd to the latest version, 2.4.53


  • Script responsible for discovering Log4j Vulnerability not finding vulnerability.
  • AntiSpyware Windows Defender disabled vulnerability showing even with Symantec Endpoint Security Installed.
  • Windows 11 machines are detected as Windows 10 machines.

Downloads and Upgrades:

For product downloads and information about upgrading GFI LanGuard, visit the GFI Upgrade Center.

If you have additional queries about these changes, please do not hesitate to contact us or an authorized GFI Partner directly.

Version 12.6

Released: February 10, 2022

GFI LanGuard version 12.6 is a release with several security and user experience improvements.

See the Release Notes below for a complete list of updates.


  • Improved support for patches for Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Upgraded version of 7-zip installed with GFI LanGuard
  • Apache update to latest version 2.4.51


  • GFI LanGuard setup fails on Windows Server 2019 with SQL Server 2019
  • Resolved wrong username or password when scanning CentOS 7.8
  • Not recognizing Missing Security Updates in Ubuntu 20.04
  • The System cannot find the specified path" when Russian characters present in file path
  • Resolved CMS sync issues with the LanGuard console
  • Download patch size does not match with the expected file size
  • Patch Auto Deployment filter is not working correctly
  • Most vulnerable computers not being reported by "Network Security Overview" report
  • The customer's Full audit report is missing the Computer Service tag on some devices
  • Patch Auto-Download limited to 247 products - Not saving changes
  • Add Filter Properties dialogue box in wrong language
  • Network Vulnerability Level gauge is small if LG installed in Japanese
  • Japanese LanGuard Alternative Credentials Status tab is empty (properties)
  • Auditing Policies Configuration Wizard doesn't appear in Japanese
  • Network security history report in Italian LanGuard not working
  • Fixed alerting options page not showing correct data
  • Fixed vulnerability in used log4net.dll

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Version 12.5

Released: January 14, 2020

GFI LanGuard version 12.5 is a release with a number of fixes and new functionalities.

See the Release Notes below for a complete list of updates.



Version 12.4

Released: July 26, 2018

This new version of GFI LanGuard 12.4 brings in new support for Linux and macOS Operating Systems as well as numerous fixes.

See the Release Notes below for a complete list of updates.



Version 12.3

Released: January 30, 2018

This new version of GFI LanGuard brings added support for macOS High Sierra, increased product security and improved reporting capabilities. Many additional customer reported fixes are also included with this release.

See the Release Notes below for a complete list of updates.

New/improved features and improvements:


Support added: macOS High Sierra (10.13)

Note upcoming changes to requirements: GFI LanGuard 12.3 is the last version that will support the console/web console installation on the following systems (agents will not be impacted):

Version 12.2

Released: October 11, 2017

This new version of GFI LanGuard brings update capabilities for Windows 10 releases providing full support for automatically deploying Microsoft Windows 10 anniversary updates, the ability to run GFI LanGuard in environments without SSL or TLS 1.0, and customer requested enhancements including improved reporting of Linux machines.

See the Release Notes below for a complete list of updates.

New features and improvements:

Version 12.1

Released: February 21, 2017

In the latest version of GFI LanGuard, some changes have been introduced to the way licence keys are handled in the product. GFI LanGuard will now make use of account based licence key management, instead of manual inputting of product keys. By logging in with your GFI Customer Account credentials through the product’s interface, you will be able to automatically import your licence keys without manual copy-pasting. In addition to that, when there are changes to the keys (such as increase/decrease of units, or upgraded keys) the product will sync these changes automatically.

Via this update, we have also greatly improved product stability and product quality to ensure you get the smoothest experience when protecting and managing your network with GFI LanGuard. In addition to that, we have also included:

Version 12

Released: April 21, 2016

The new GFI LanGuard version takes the product to a whole new level. In addition to the existing desktop user interface, this new version is powered by a NEW web-based reporting interface that provides easy remote access and improved scalability.

These new release includes: