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OVERVIEW
KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF THE RELEASE
RELEASE HISTORY

I. OVERVIEW:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
These are the customer release notes for the current released
Lexmark X46x laser printer firmware, which consists of the
following revisions:
Network Revision: NR.APS.N644
Printer Revision: LR.BS.P631
Engine Revision: AR.BS.E201
Release date:

June 2012

II. FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF THE RELEASE:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::


CUSTOMER RELEASE NOTES
Printer Firmware EC6.1 for X46x Devices (LR.BS.P631)
Changes in Printer Firmware since LR.BS.P626
Functional Enhancements
1) Added the necessary firmware support to use the Fax-over-IP eSF app. (NOTE
: the FoIP eSF app is only available via SPR.)
Field Issues and Fixes
1) Added Airprint enhancements.
2) Made various security improvements.
3) Addressed an issue which could lead to inadvertent "Install MICR Cartridge
" messages on the op panel.
4) Addressed an issue that could lead to a 900.00 Firmware Error.
5) Addressed a condition that could lead to an incorrect SNMP deviceInstallDa
te value in the deviceTable.
6) Removed the copyright message from the MFP touch screens at bootup.
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RELEASE HISTORY:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

LR.BS.P5626 (NETWORK NR.APS.N632 + Engine AR.BS.E201 + Scanner AR.BS.S010)


Functional Enhancements
1) dded AirPrint support (Note: AirPrint and the AirPrint Logo are trademarks
of Apple Inc.)
2) Added support in the Lexmark Enterprise MIB for the following SNMP tables
(for the device, inventory, and alerts OIDs): deviceTable, hwInventoryTable, sup
plyInventoryTable, swInventoryTable, and deviceAlertTable
3) Added remote Out-of-Service Wipe capabilities.
4) Enhanced the history log header information.
5) Self-signed certificates now meet PCI-DSS requirements.
6) Enabled support for TLS encrypted Thinprint data.
7) Enhanced Unicode font support for multi-national language usage.
8) Made interface changes to allow MVE to access and configure the DDNS Refre
sh Time & DDNS Time to Live.
9) Enhanced the PKI Apps audit logging.
10) Added support for an IO Expander ISP card that can be installed in a prin
ter/MFP and interface to a coin box.
11) Added Port 465 support to allow Scan to Network to work properly on Bells

outh.net.
Field Issues and Fixes
1) Addressed a PCL datastream issue that was resulting in incorrect output.
2) Addressed several emulator issues that led to problems printing some PDF j
obs.
3) Fixed Postscript emulator issues that were leading to incorrect output.
4) Made XPS emulator changes to allow Confidential Job PIN numbers with leadi
ng zeros.
5) Made changes to improve print performance for certain print jobs.
6) Addressed an issue that was leading to 900.32 firmware errors.
7) Addressed some issues that could lead to 900.00 firmware errors.
8) Addressed some issues that could lead to 900.43 firmware errors.
9) Fixed an issue that could lead to a firmware error when using Windows 8.
10) Addressed some issues that were leading to "Auth Settings Corrupt" errors
.
11) Addressed a login issue when using same login name with different passwor
ds.
12) Addressed an issue that prevented the AppleTalk Menu from being displayed
on the Print Server Setup page of the embedded web server.
13) Made various security improvements.
14) Made several improvements to the eSF framework and interface.
15) Addressed an issue in which smbclient kerberos mode was not compatible wi
th some Windows file shares.
16) Addressed an issue where errors are displayed when a Kerberos configurati
on file with smartcard related settings is uploaded via the web page.
17) Addressed an issue that could lead to a 900 firmware error when using the
pkiadconfig app to configure devices with smartcards.
18) Addressed an issue where a card reader could get into an error state, req
uiring rebooting the device to recover.
19) Fixed an issue that could lead to potential code upgrade delays on device
s with 4-wire card installed.
20) Fixed a problem in IPDS that could lead to inadvertent printing of a Post
script error page.
21) Added scan profile launch button support for Windows 7 and MAC.
22) Addressed an issue connecting to a DBCS share with Scan to Network.
23) ddressed an issue which was preventing Scan to Sharepoint from working co
rrectly when using PKI credentials eSF app.
24) Made eSF framework changes to improve Scan to Network performance.
25) Fixed a problem connecting to the share drive when the Windows Live compo
nent is installed on Windows 7 for Scan to Network.
26) Included date in the Scan to Email data (to avoid emails getting stuck in
spam filters).
27) Fixed an issue that could result in scan profile not maintaining previous
ly used values.
28) Fixed a fax issue that didn't allow sending a color page followed by a mo
no page as a custom job.
29) Addressed an issue that could result in a 900.00 firmware error when send
ing a fax in fax server mode with TIFF format selected.
30) Addressed an issue which could lead to a 900.30 error when faxing.
31) Fixed an issue where the Driver to Fax Alternate Station Name was not rep
lacing the Station Name in the transmission log header.
32) Addressed an issue in which copying to letterhead under certain condition
s could lead to the output printing upside down.
33) Fixed an issue that prevented an address book search from connecting to a
Win2008 server using SSL or TLS.
34) Fixed an issue where a blank touchscreen could occur during Power-ON on M
FPs (until the user touches the touchscreen or the device reaches the "Ready" st
ate).
35) Fixed CVE-2011-3269.

36) Made improvements to the Polish keyboard on the touchscreen.


LR.BS.P510b (NETWORK NR.APS.N528 + Engine AR.BS.E201 + Scanner AR.BS.S010)
Other PE Field Issues
1) Fixed an issue (that exists only in the P510 release) in which a 900.30 er
ror could occur if the "MyMFP" eSF
application is installed and running and the user then inserts or removes a t
humb drive under certain conditions.
LR.BS.P510 (NETWORK NR.APS.N528 + Engine AR.BS.E201 + Scanner AR.BS.S010)
Functional Enhancements
1) Added firmware support for eSF applications related to tracking quotas
2) Added firmware support for external 4-wire solutions via ISP
3) Added advanced compression algorithm to decrease size of PDFs created by s
can-to-pdf function
4) Changed the user configurable DDNS TTL to be in effect all the time, rathe
r than only when there is a static IP
5) Added option to X46x to enable/disable audio feedback on touchscreen butto
n presses
eSF Framework
1) Made eSF framework changes required to support newly announced Lexmark Sol
utions Platform
2) Made miscellaneous improvements to firmware framework for eSF apps
3) Added eSF support for USB HID devices
4) Made various improvements related to CAC support
5) Fixed an issue that could lead to 900.70 error
Emulator Changes/Fixes
1) Fixed Postscript emulator issues that could lead to 900.43 P4.PS or 900 Fi
rmware Error Process P4.PS errors
2) Fixed PDF emulator issues that could lead to diverse PDF errors
3) Fixed various other minor PDF issues
4) Fixed an issue where printing large universal jobs at 1200 DPI could lead
to a 900 error
5) Addressed some minor XL/PCL issues
6) Fixed some issues that could lead to 900.57 errors
7) Fixed some issues that could lead to 900.00 P4.PCL5 errors
8) Fixed an isolated issue where a margin shift could occur in GL2
Fax Issues
1) Fixed an issue related to fax forwarding with JBIG2 compression
2) Format Fax Partition function enhanced to format inactive storage location
(in addition to current active location)
3) Fixed an issue where using fax shortcuts with MFPUsage app installed could
lead to random 900.30 errors
4) Fixed a fax-forward-to-email issue that could lead to a 900.00 error
Other PE Field Issues
1) Fixed issue that could lead to 976:0 Service Network Software error when p
rinting via LPR/LPD
2) Fixed issues where port scans could cause stuck or lost network connection
s
3) Fixed diverse network firmware issues
4) Fixed issues that could lead to 976 errors
5) Fixed an issue that could lead to a 900 Firmware error
6) Fixed an issue that could lead to a "54 error" when using option cards wit
h P413a firmware

7) Made improvements to scan-to-Gmail support


8) Made various minor improvements to webpage
9) Fixed some issues that could lead to 900.30 Firmware Errors
10) Fixed some issues with numpad job assist
11) Fixed some minor SNMP reporting issues
12) Fixed minor translation issues
13) Fixed an issue with auto DST in conjunction with Eastern Australia time
14) Fixed an issue causing a "58 too many flash options installed" error when
DLE and user flash option installed
15) Made various security improvements
LR.BS.P413c (NETWORK NR.APS.N504b + Engine AR.BS.E201 + Scanner AR.BS.S010)
1) Added capability for creating custom building block names in the
security setup
2) Improved helper text on Security Building Block Server Port field
for LDAP and LDAP+GSSAPI
3) Added ability to clear all non-volatile memory
4) Record date of last disk wipe and last non-volatile memory clear
on Menu Settings page
5) Added new SNMP OIDs for monitoring disk wiping and encryption
6) Added ability to import/export disk encryption settings via UCF
7) Added ability to turn on disk encryption & disk wiping via UCF
8) Added support for SSL with client cert connection to Sharepoint
server
9) Extended the default validity period of self signed certificate
to a value greater than 3 years
10) Removed unused UCF key "diskWipeManual" from UCF file
11) Fixed a barcode font issue related to missing printable Space
character
12) Fixed a potential printer hang issue caused by installing hard
drive from another device
13) Fixed a 900 Firmware error caused by importing a UCF key with
a very long value
14) Fixed various security bugs
15) Made minor translation changes
16) Fixed problem where Smartcards with spaces in UPN fail to
authenticate
17) Fixed problem where using profiles with non-responsive
LDD Server causes 900.83 error
18) Fixed "900.00 Error Process TSPanel ReadProc: caught
SIGSEGV" error
19) Fixed problem where a certain print job causes 900.00 Firmware
Error: P4.PCL5
20) Fixed problem where using the "Copy Printer Settings" function
from the device web page leads to an error
21) Fixed problem where clicking "Delete List" button under the
"Schedule DIsk Wiping" or the "Schedule USB devices" will
clear all other schedules on device
22) Fixed issues caused by processing UCF file that contains
unknown UCF keys
23) Fixed issue where USB drive is still detected after POR when
USB device was scheduled to be disabled
24) Fixed various minor PDF issues
25) Fixed problem where data shifted on page when printing a PDF
requesting a larger size than installed size
26) Applied various eSF framework fixes
27) Addressed issue in which the Export function does not export
some custom eSF fields with long values
28) Fixed various Web services issues

29) Fixed issue where address book searches fail when using
Kerberos authentication when network doesn't support reverse
IP lookups
30) Fixed an issue where some outbound network traffic was not being
routed correctly when a gigabit card with a static IP was installed
31) Made change to allow user configurable DDNS refresh and TTL
times
32) Addressed a DHCP renewal issue where the device would renew
properly but was not renewing at T1 (half of the lease
duration)
33) Fixed issue where the port restriction list has no effect when
user is on restricted server list
34) Fixed LPD issue caused by a (non-standard) LPR client reporting
a file length of 0 bytes (to indicate unknown file size)
35) Default SelfSigned SSL Certificate is now signed with SHA-1
36) Fixed a 976 error related to MTU and IPv6
37) Limited TCP 9000 connections to 1
38) Fixed various minor CertManager issues
39) Changed logout button size & location to improve usability
40) Improved gmail support by providing the user with the option to not
validate the server SSL certificate (as gmail frequently changes
their certificate)
41) Added PDF/A Document Scan format
42) Fixed an issue where entering a hostname in the NTP address field
fails
43) Fixed a Fax forward-to-email issue - 900 Firmware Error when
receiving certain color faxes
44) Fixed an issue of faxes intermittently dialing 0 before certain
fax calls
45) Fax number(s) in the TO: List are now cleared everytime after
starting a fax (pressing go)
46) Fixed issue related to submitting "Report a Fax Problem"
47) Fixed an issue where user was not able to send fax using Address
Book when MFPUsage is enabled
48) Fixed an issue seen when using "send me a copy" with Kerberos,
LDAP + GSSAPI and address book
49) Addressed the issue of the "$u" functionality missing for email
& fax server reply address
50) Addressed an issue where creating a bookmark for Menu Settings
didn't work
51) Fixed a 900.30 GUI error caused when using MFPUsage app
52) Addressed an issue where USB Twain driver failed to connect after
POR until a touchscreen button is pressed
53) Fixed minor issues scanning host scan jobs
54) Fixed a 900.80 Firmware Error seen when doing a scan job with
Custom job enabled + Book Original original size + ADF scan source
55) Fixed potential delayed display of "Run My MFP Configuration"
icon on home screen
56) Fixed a problem of unresponsive home screen buttons caused by
authentication prompt timing out (when accessed via shortcut)
57) Fixed crash caused by enabling disk encryption (via web page
or UCF) while receiving a fax or printing with job buffering on
58) Fixed a problem that could result in a 900 Atomic Hostsend crash
when doing a Scan to Email with a small attachment size restriction.
59) Fixed issue causing intermittent fax forwarding hangs
60) Fixed an issue where entering a hostname in the NTP address field fails
61) Fixed a timing issue causing a hang at POR with new NAND flash +
pre-EC4 firmware
62) Fixed intermittent 61 Defective disk errors when writing to disk with

multi-pass disk wiping enabled


LR.BS.P311e2 (Network NR.APS.N447b2)
1) Addressed a 976 Web Services crash on the printer related low
network MTU set by the DHCP server.
2) Device webpage now has a "Follow LDAP Referrals" checkbox.
3) Security related UCF keys can now be imported/exported from the
embedded web server.
4) Various enhancements for Common Criteria certification.
5) Fixed possible crash and IPSEC issues when doing a scan to emails.
6) Corrected PDF error with JPEG2000 compression where colors were
incorrect.
7) Fax forwarding fix where eSF was not getting the forwarded fax data.
8) Addressed a fax answering hang related to call waiting .
9) Address book searches no longer fail when the network doesn't
support reverse IP lookup.
10) Fixed PDF TYPECHECK error caused by compression in some
web-optimized PDFs.
11) Fixed an issue caused by an improper HTTP GET request (CVE-2010-0101).
12) Passive FTP connections now time-out after 90 seconds in order to
avoid a potential Denial of Service (CVE-2010-0618).
13) Resolved NULL-pointer dereference in OpenSSL (CVE-2004-0079).
14) Resolved some PJL buffer overrun issues (CVE-2010-0619).
15) Addressed an issue where a 900.31 failure could occur rarely when
updating firmware.
LR.BS.P224a (Network N368)
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Improvements in copy shortcut functionality


Fixed an issue could occur when large files were stored on disk.
Addressed an issue that could cause power saver timer to fail.
Improved scan support for mixed sizes.
Added eSF Support for several new card readers attached to
rear port.
Improved UCF functionality for security configuration changes.
Fixed issue related to multiple "more info" messages while posting
an intervention required message.
Addressed an issue related to idle screen hangs when using eSF apps.
Improved LDAP search speed.
Corrected some hard disk issues related to hangs and temporary
reporting of "61 Defective Disk".

LR.BS.P131 (Network N311c)


1) Fixed a problem that could cause issues trying to print to the
printer from another subnet.
2) Fixed 900.41 error that occurred when canceling an IPDS duplex job.
3) Fixed address book searching to properly use user the credentials
for the address book.
4) Addressed some issues related to touch screen hangs.
5) New support for up to 25 Parked Jobs.
6) Added some EWS features related to disk wiping and supply alarm
controls.
7) Now correctly Base64 encode the e-mail attachment filename if it
contains UTF-8 characters.
8) Scan quality improvements.
9) Various translation fixes and updates.
10) Improved security functionality.
11) Improved Kerberos and LDAP functionality. LDAP + GSSAPI will now

use the 'default' realm if none is provided.


12) Fixed a problem related to 902.80 errors.
13) Addressed an issue where the manual fax shortcut was not working
properly.
14) Corrected a problem where Oficio paper size was not compatible with
the staple option.
LJ.BS.P092 (Network N249a)
Initial Release.