Product updates from cisco

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Dec 27th, 2007

Dear friends,

Need an immediate help.

How to get a partciular product updates in IOS, Firmware, Patch release?

I have this problem too.
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JORGE RODRIGUEZ Thu, 12/27/2007 - 08:29

Sureshkumar, one of many ways to find any information on IOS updates, fixes etc.. is to go to tools and resources link bellow.

For example , for fixes or notifications of bugs check the following:

1- Security Advisories & Alerst area

security advisory

Field Notices

also on the above link you may check the Bug toolkit area database and compare your devices current code and any cricical vulnerabilities and/or updates reported.



tvssuresh Thu, 12/27/2007 - 19:53


Thanks for your reply.But its saying Your Cisco Guest Login is not entitled to use Bug Toolkit.I have to intimate my customer about the latest update in particular product say PIX 515E. Is there any way to get those info.



JORGE RODRIGUEZ Thu, 12/27/2007 - 20:54

Suresh, check this link under the 515Es you should be able to see security advisory.

I highly recommend obtaining smartnet contract to get full access of software updates etc.. there are several levels of service contract but the less expensive lasts one year , you are not required to have many devices covered but with just one cisco device covered you can be granted access to software updates, it is a good investment and you will have the information when needed, not only that but you will have TAC support as well.

The latest stable code for PIX 515E within the 6.x is 6.3(5), but if upgrading to 7.x and beyond 7.x the latest code in the 7.x is 8.0.



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tvssuresh Thu, 12/27/2007 - 22:19

Hi jorge,

Send me the link to get security advisory for IDS and IPS Product too. Thanks for your timely help.Got useful info from you.


Suresh M


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