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Lexmark MC2425

FW 7.4 (074.027) release notes history (December 2020)

Base firmware: xxxAT.074.027, xxxBD.074.027, xxxBL.074.027, xxxBN.074.027, xxx.GM.074.027, xxx.GW.074.027, xxxMH.074.027, xxxPP.074.027, xxxSG.074.027, xxxZJ.074.027

READ THIS FIRST: Special notes and considerations

  • Firmware downgrade warning:
    • It is strongly recommended that a firmware downgrade is NOT performed.
    • Downgrading firmware from newer major firmware ECs to older major firmware ECs will result in the loss of Apps, Security Features, and Settings.
    • Contact Lexmark Technical Support and see KB Article SO8017 for more information on the impacts of downgrading.
  • Ensure the firmware you download is the correct one for the product you have.

CUSTOMER RELEASE NOTES:

FW7.4, xxxAT.074.027, xxxBD.074.027, xxxBL.074.027, xxxBN.074.027, xxxGM.074.027, xxxGW.074.027, xxxMH.074.027, xxxPP.074.027, xxxSG.074.027, and xxxZJ.074.027 for the following devices

Changes in 074.027:

  • New Features:
    • Improved usability on 2.8 inch touchscreen devices
    • Added opt-out model for data collection
  • Security Issues Addressed:
    • Upgraded open source components to apply latest security patches
  • Field Issues Addressed and Other Improvements:
    • Improvements to Universal Print: see KB Article SO8942
    • Changes to improve wireless interoperability with legacy Arris/Hitron cable modem gateways
    • Fix for a fax receive issue where devices would need to be rebooted to continue receiving faxes
    • Add setting to disable “SMTP not setup” IR from being displayed over SNMP
    • Resolved some memory leaks to improve device responsiveness

Changes in 073.229:

  • Security Issues Addressed:
    • CVE-2020-13481 Cross Site Request Forgery Vulnerability
  • Field Issues Addressed and Other Improvements:
    • Add support for firmware updates using Cloud Fleet Management via proxy by hostname
    • Improve color consistency between the front and back side of a scanned image for the Lexmark CX42x/CX52x/CX62x Series printers
    • Multiple translations improvements
    • Fixes for failed SMB connections in certain use cases
    • Improvements to “Update Firmware” messaging on EWS
    • Fix for some keys not working on remote operator panel

Changes in 073.023:

  • Field Issues Addressed and Other Improvements:
    • Fixed issue where print darkness was off by 1

Changes in 073.022:

  • New Features:
    • Add import/export Home screen Customization
    • Email Setup Enhancement (2.8” UI)
    • Universal Print: see KB Article SO8942
  • Security Issues Addressed:
    • CVE-2019-1559 OpenSSL vulnerability
    • CVE-2020-10095 EWS cross-site request forgery
  • Field Issues Addressed and Other Improvements:
    • Fix for an issue where the “Update Firmware”, “About This Printer”, and “Site Links” sections of the device web page are unresponsive if “Apps Configuration” is not available to Public Permissions
    • Multiple usability improvements for 2.8” touch panel devices
    • Fix for an issue where some icons go missing after a few weeks of up-time
    • Improvements to optimize device fan behavior
    • Improvements to Wi-Fi Direct

Changes in 072.035:

  • New Features:
    • Added the ability to customize the home screen via EWS
    • Cloud Connector support for OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, and Box (2.8” touch Multi-Function Devices only)
    • Auto Size Match support added to Multi-Function Devices (this is a new selection for “Copy to” Source)
    • etherFAX Support for products that did not previously support it
    • Note:  Setting the Fax Transport to 'etherFAX' will cause the fax feature to be unavailable unless the user has an active account for this device with etherFAX, LLC. You can contact etherFAX, LLC at www.etherfax.net, or call 1-877-384-9866 or 1-732-813-0990.

  • Security Issues Addressed:
    • Fix for an issue with intermittent failures when importing PKCS12 Certificates
    • Added new Function Access Control for controlling embedded web server access
  • Field Issues Addressed and Other Improvements:
    • Fix for an issue where the built-in apps display "For testing purposes only. Not to be deployed to production" on the EWS
    • Improvements to LDAP setup and performance
    • Improve out of box behavior for SMTP Server setup
    • Improvements to duplex behavior in order to reduce 232.13 paper jams
    • Improved messaging for 232.13 paper jams
    • Fix issue where some supply data does not always get updated on cartridge change
    • Fix an issue where an engine calibration is run more often than necessary (mono products only)
    • Improvements to Fax Cover Page content
    • Additional improvements for Wi-Fi Direct with Windows 10
    • Multiple fixes for PS, PDF, and PCL emulator errors

Changes in 070.049:

  • New Features:
    • Secure by default: see KB article FA1301 (no impact to already installed devices)
    • Native Scan to Network via shortcuts
    • Added Firmware Update button on the EWS
    • Added Print Reports button on the EWS
    • EcoMode revamp
    • Add Fax installation status to Menu Settings page
    • Page counters on A3 devices normalized to Letter/A4
    • Deprecation of support for N8350 and N8360 wireless cards: see KB article SO8858
  • Security Issues Addressed:
    • Upgraded open source components to apply latest security patches
    • Security improvements based on internal testing
  • Field Issues Addressed and Other Improvements:
    • Fix for an issue where color planes can be slightly out of alignment until a color adjust completes
    • Fix for Wi-Fi Direct with Windows10
    • Improvements in “Send me a copy” email feature
    • Multiple fax improvements
    • Multiple shortcut handling improvements
    • Multiple translation improvements
    • Multiple fixes for PS, PDF, and PCL emulator errors

LEGACY ID: RE258

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