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authorMounir IDRASSI <>2019-02-01 11:56:19 (GMT)
committerMounir IDRASSI <>2019-02-01 12:02:01 (GMT)
commit5d3278bcf20d7b8039747a430f86b7dd5ef49a04 (patch)
parent0b8e768721bc3751de937861246c0a71c20030ed (diff)
Update Release Notes and other files for 1.24-Beta2 release
-rw-r--r--doc/chm/VeraCrypt User Guide.chmbin1953159 -> 1955031 bytes
-rw-r--r--doc/html/Release Notes.html20
-rw-r--r--src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt-x64.catbin10583 -> 10583 bytes
-rw-r--r--src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt-x64.sysbin830680 -> 804568 bytes
-rw-r--r--src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.Inf2
-rw-r--r--src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.catbin10531 -> 10531 bytes
-rw-r--r--src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.sysbin770520 -> 760280 bytes
9 files changed, 22 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/doc/chm/VeraCrypt User Guide.chm b/doc/chm/VeraCrypt User Guide.chm
index 165a6b7..1208bc6 100644
--- a/doc/chm/VeraCrypt User Guide.chm
+++ b/doc/chm/VeraCrypt User Guide.chm
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diff --git a/doc/html/Release Notes.html b/doc/html/Release Notes.html
index 0264026..c56bd1a 100644
--- a/doc/html/Release Notes.html
+++ b/doc/html/Release Notes.html
@@ -39,20 +39,36 @@
<strong>Note to users who created volumes with 1.17 version of VeraCrypt or earlier: </strong><br/>
<span style="color:#ff0000;">To avoid hinting whether your volumes contain a hidden volume or not, or if you depend on plausible deniability when using hidden volumes/OS, then you must recreate both the outer and hidden volumes including system encryption and hidden OS, discarding existing volumes created prior to 1.18a version of VeraCrypt.</span></li>
-<p><strong style="text-align:left">1.24-Beta1 </strong>(January 21<sup>th</sup>, 2019):</p>
+<p><strong style="text-align:left">1.24-Beta2 </strong>(January 31<sup>th</sup>, 2019):</p>
+<li><strong>All OSs:</strong>
+<li>Increase password maximum length to 128 bytes in UTF-8 encoding.</li>
+<li>Speed optimization of XTS mode on 64-bit machine using SSE2 (up to 10% faster).</li>
+<li>Fix detection of CPU features AVX2/BMI2. Add detection of RDRAND/RDSEED CPU features. Detect Hygon CPU as AMD one.</li>
<li>MBR Bootloader: dynamically determine boot loader memory segment instead of hardcoded values (proposed by neos6464)</li>
<li>MBR Bootloader: workaround for issue affecting creation of hidden OS on some SSD drives.</li>
<li>Fix issue related to Windows Update breaking VeraCrypt UEFI bootloader.</li>
-<li>Support Multi-boot for EFI system encryption.</li>
+<li>Several enhancements and fixes for EFI bootloader:</li>
+<li>Implement timeout mechanism for password input. Set default timeout value to 3 minutes and default timeout action to "shutdown".</li>
+<li>Implement new actions "shutdown" and "reboot" for EFI DcsProp config file.</li>
+<li>Enhance Rescue Disk implementation of restoring VeraCrypt loader.</li>
+<li>Fix ESC on password prompt during Pre-Test not starting Windows.</li>
+<li>Add menu entry in Rescue Disk that enables starting original Windows loader.</li>
+<li>Better support Multi-boot for EFI system encryption.</li>
<li>New security features:</li>
<li>Erase system encryption keys from memory during shutdown/reboot to help mitigate some cold boot attacks</li>
<li>Add option when system encryption is used to erase all encryption keys from memory when a new device is connected to the system.</li>
<li>Add new driver entry point that can be called by applications to erase encryption keys from memory in case of emergency.</li>
+<li>Use CPU RDRAND or RDSEED as an additional entropy source for our random generator when available.</li>
<li>Add mount option that allows mounting a volume without attaching it to the specified drive letter.</li>
<li>Update libzip to version 1.5.1</li>
<li>Do not create uninstall shortcut in startmenu when installing VeraCrypt. (by Sven Strickroth)</li>
diff --git a/src/Common/Tcdefs.h b/src/Common/Tcdefs.h
index 0a88a5f..ed0c94b 100644
--- a/src/Common/Tcdefs.h
+++ b/src/Common/Tcdefs.h
@@ -67,7 +67,7 @@ extern unsigned short _rotl16(unsigned short value, unsigned char shift);
#define VERSION_NUM 0x0124
// Release date
-#define TC_STR_RELEASE_DATE L"January 28, 2019"
+#define TC_STR_RELEASE_DATE L"January 31, 2019"
diff --git a/src/Driver/Driver.rc b/src/Driver/Driver.rc
index 1d63a97..00340d3 100644
--- a/src/Driver/Driver.rc
+++ b/src/Driver/Driver.rc
- FILEVERSION 1,24,2,0
+ FILEVERSION 1,24,2,1
#ifdef _DEBUG
diff --git a/src/Release/Setup Files/ b/src/Release/Setup Files/
index 0aa3ef9..fb2b13c 100644
--- a/src/Release/Setup Files/
+++ b/src/Release/Setup Files/
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diff --git a/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt-x64.sys b/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt-x64.sys
index 7f4e9e9..c63b7a4 100644
--- a/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt-x64.sys
+++ b/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt-x64.sys
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diff --git a/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.Inf b/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.Inf
index 6da982f..6bc212d 100644
--- a/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.Inf
+++ b/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.Inf
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ signature = "$Windows NT$"
Class = "Encryption" ;This is determined by the work this filter driver does
ClassGuid = {a0a701c0-a511-42ff-aa6c-06dc0395576f} ;This value is determined by the Class
Provider = %ProviderString%
-DriverVer = 01/28/2019,
+DriverVer = 01/31/2019,
CatalogFile =
diff --git a/src/Release/Setup Files/ b/src/Release/Setup Files/
index 1c3a235..82d56af 100644
--- a/src/Release/Setup Files/
+++ b/src/Release/Setup Files/
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diff --git a/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.sys b/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.sys
index fe2891a..5a8b52f 100644
--- a/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.sys
+++ b/src/Release/Setup Files/veracrypt.sys
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