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L3 Networker

Hi,

we're planning on upgrading from version 5.0.8 to version 6.x.x. Which version of panos 6 is the most stable?

Thanks.

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L3 Networker

We use 6.0.6 and will go to 6.0.8 for vulnerability issues within the next few weeks. Mainly the following:

73111—Dataplane restarts were caused by a race condition between dataplane packet processes, where the session resource allocation became out of sync between central processing units (CPUs). A fix was added to keep session resource allocation in sync between dataplane processes.

71486—A fix was made to address an issue with user input sanitization to prevent Cross-site Scripting (XSS) attacks against the web interface.

71321—Removed support for SSL 3.0 from the GlobalProtect gateway, GlobalProtect portal, and Captive Portal due to CVE-2014-3566 (POODLE).

71320—Removed support for SSL 3.0 from the web interface due to CVE-2014-3566 (POODLE).

L4 Transporter

We upgraded to 6.0.6 also.  No issues here.

It was also pushed out due to Shellshock and POODLE so I would suggest at least upgrading to this

We upgraded from 5.0.11 to 6.0.7 and ran into a bug that has been fixed in 6.0.8.  The bug is with HA.  The PA thinks it's not synched but it really is(configs and sessions are actually syncing).

L2 Linker

Thank you everyone for your feedback.  We took the opportunity to upgrade from 5.0.11 to 6.0.8 based on feedback both from support and the community.  So far, so good.

Not applicable

We used to use 6.0.4 but moved to 6.0.6 after the poodle vulnerability. And again to 6.0.8 after another vulnerability. Odd thing was we ran into an issue with a client who had 6.0.5 where the outside interface was DHCP and it was just not getting anything. 6.0.4 and 6.0.6 got the ip address, outage window ran out so we did not open a case.

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