RELEASE NOTES FOR UPDATE PACKAGE 407-4219

RELEASE DATE:    Monday August 22, 2011
MD5 CHECKSUM:    e9059588a0f703b621a77544bb189b45
SHA1 CHECKSUM:    e6416946a8bd86f888e3d65d2d2a9cbb9bdf8793

UPDATE CRITICALITY:    HIGH

MINIMUM SOFTWARE VERSIONS
- StoneGate Management Center:    4.2.0.7790
- StoneGate Firewall engine with inspection:    4.2.0.5047 (if SIP or HTTP inspection is used)
- StoneGate IPS Sensor and Analyzer engine:    4.2.0.4219

This update package brings support for a IPS 5.2.100. The release introduces a new way of inspecting files across a host of underlying protocols.

Other Changes

LIST OF OTHER CHANGES

NEW OBJECTS:
TypeName
SituationPNG File
SituationJPEG File
SituationTEXT File
SituationOLE File
SituationGIF File
SituationBIN File
SituationFile-Text_Base64-Encoded-HTML-Object
SituationNETBIOS_Client-Session-Keepalive
SituationPDF File
SituationFLASH File
SituationUTF TEXT File
Situation ContextPDF File Stream
Situation ContextJPEG File Stream
Situation ContextGIF File Stream
Situation ContextRaw File Stream
Situation ContextFlash File Stream
Situation ContextOther Binary File Stream
Situation ContextPNG File Stream
Situation ContextText File Stream
Situation ContextHTTP Server Header Stream
Situation ContextFile Type Identification
Situation ContextOLE File Stream
Situation Context GroupFiles
CategoryFile Type Identification

ACTIVATING THE UPDATE PACKAGE

1.    Ensure that the MD5 and SHA1 checksums of the update package are correct.
2.    Open Admin Tools in the SMC GUI client.
3.    Right-click on the Updates folder and select "Import Update Packages".
4.    Right-click on the imported package and select Activate.
5.    Reinstall the system policy to take the changes into use. Custom policies may require manual updating.

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