VeraCrypt 1.18a

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Project:
VeraCrypt
Series:
trunk
Version:
1.18a
Released:
2016-08-17  
Registrant:
Mounir IDRASSI
Release registered:
2016-08-18
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download icon veracrypt-1.18a-sha256sum.txt (md5) SHA256 sums for VeraCrypt 1.18a release files 45
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download icon VeraCrypt_1.18.dmg (md5, sig) VeraCrypt MacOSX Setup 1.18 38
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download icon VeraCrypt-DCS-EFI-LGPL_1.18_Source.zip (md5, sig) VeraCrypt DCS EFI Bootloader 1.18 Source (LGPL) 36
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download icon VeraCrypt_1.18_Source.zip (md5, sig) VeraCrypt 1.18 Source (Windows Format) 32
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download icon VeraCrypt User Guide.pdf (md5, sig) VeraCrypt 1.18 user Guide 42
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Release notes 

VeraCrypt 1.18 brings EFI system encryption support for Windows and solves a critical TrueCrypt vulnerability that allows an attacker to detect the presence of a hidden volume.
Moreover, new encryption algorithms were added and several enhancements and fixes were done. You can find the details in the changelog.

Changelog 

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Changes between 1.17 and 1.18 (17 August 2016) :

  - All OSs:
    * Support Japanese encryption standard Camellia, including for Windows system encryption (MBR & EFI).
    * Support Russian encryption and hash standards Kuznyechik, Magma and Streebog, including for Windows EFI system encryption.
 - Windows:
    * Support of EFI system encryption (limitatations: no hidden os, no boot custom message)
    * Fix TrueCrypt vulnerability that enables detection of presence of hidden volumes (reported by Ivanov Aleksey Mikhailovich, alekc96 [at] mail dot ru)
    * Add benchmarking of hash algorithms and PRF with PIM (including for pre-boot).
    * Move build system to Visual C++ 2010 for better stability.
    * Fix boot issues on some machines by increasing required memory by 1 KiB
    * Workaround for AES-NI support under Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2.
    * Enhanced protection against dll hijacking attacks.
    * Correctly remove driver file veracrypt.sys during uninstall on Windows 64-bit.
    * Implement passing smart card PIN as command line argument (/tokenpin) when explicitly mounting a volume.
    * When no drive letter specified, choose A: or B: only when no other free drive letter is available.
    * Reduce CPU usage caused by the option to disable use of disconnected network drives.
    * Add new volume ID mechanism to be used to identify disks/partitions instead of their device name.
    * Add option to avoid PIM prompt in pre-boot authentication by storing PIM value unencrypted in MBR.
    * Add option and command line switch to hide waiting dialog when performing operations.
    * Add checkbox in "VeraCrypt Format" wizard GUI to skip Rescue Disk verification during system encryption procedure.
    * Allow files drag-n-drop when VeraCrypt is running as elevated process.
    * Minor GUI and translations fixes.
 - Linux:
    * Fix mount issue on Fedora 23.
    * Fix mount failure when compiling source code using gcc 5.x.
    * Adhere to XDG Desktop Specification by using XDG_CONFIG_HOME to determine location of configuration files.
 - Mac OSX:
    * Solve compatibility issue with newer versions of OSXFuse.

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