We’re pleased to announce the general availability of Sophos UTM Manager (SUM) 4.2 which is compatible with our latest UTM release, UTM Accelerated (9.2).
Review the full release notes below for more details.
Here’s what’s new at a glance:
- Major management enhancements and extended support for Firewall and Web Protection
- Rule management support for new objects introduced in UTM v9.2 and 9.1
- Central notification management across all managed UTMs
- Many other improvements, enhancements, and bug fixes
On June 5th, 2014 a vulnerability (CVE-2014-0224) was found in OpenSSL that impacts our network security products. Fortunately, as of the publication of this article, there are no known in-the-wild attacks. Of course, as you’ve come to expect from Sophos, we’ve wasted no time in getting to work on patches to fix this vulnerability.
The vulnerability exists in OpenSSL and can allow an attacker using a man-in-the-middle attack to decrypt and modify traffic between a vulnerable client and server. Both client and server must be vulnerable for this exploit to work. OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta are affected.
I am pleased to inform you that after a extended beta-period and also many thousand of customers already working with the soft-release version, today we have released Sophos UTM 9.2 to our Up2Date servers.
This major update to our UTM line introduces exciting new features like Advanced Threat protection, a new and intuitive Web Policy Management, Two-Factor-Authentication to name only a few and offers increased performance in throughput and reporting. Read on for download information, release notes, and all the details…
We have several reports that attempts to update UTMs in HA or Cluster mode prior to this posting, may have encountered issues when updating to UTM 9.111.
[UPDATED 16 April 2014 13:40 EDT] We have released a new Up2Date for our free UTM central management tool – Sophos UTM Manager. Release 4.106-2 is fixing the OpenSSL vulnerability formerly reported. Read on for details!
A new Up2Date is available for Sophos UTM. This update adds support for new line of hardware appliances.
A new Up2Date is available for Sophos UTM. This update fixes some bugs, most notably the formerly reported vulnerability in OpenSSL. To get a summary, updated information about the vulnerability and the impact on the UTM make sure to read our knowledgebase article on this topic.