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Field Notice: FN - 61915 - Cisco Security Agent (CSA) Software Deferral Advisory Notice for Versions Prior to 4.0.3.728


October 12, 2005


NOTICE:

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Products Affected

Products Affected

Comments

CSA - 3.2

CSA - 4.0.1

CSA - 4.0.2

CSA - 4.0.3

Prior to 4.0.3.728

Problem Description

Cisco Security Agent software versions prior to version 4.0.3.728 are being deferred to version 4.0.3.728 due to a Severity 1 defect.

Deferral Advisory Notice

Dear Cisco Customer,

Cisco engineering has identified at least one serious issue with the software you have selected. The issue(s) may affect your use of this software. Please review the Deferral notice above to determine if the issue(s) apply to your network. The affected software versions will be removed from CCO.

For more comprehensive information about what is included in this software, please refer to the Cisco Security Agent Software Release Notes. For more information about Cisco Advisories, please review Cisco Advisory Product Bulletin #1654.

Background

CSA versions prior to 4.0.3.728 are subject to defect CSCef96160, as described in Cisco Security Advisory 63326.

Problem Symptoms

See Cisco Security Advisory 63326.

Workaround/Solution

Affected Software Versions

Replacement Software Version

3.2

4.0.3.728

4.0.1

4.0.3.728

4.0.2

4.0.3.728

4.0.3.727 and earlier

4.0.3.728

Disclaimer:

In order to increase network availability, Cisco recommends that you upgrade affected CSA software with the suggested replacement software. Cisco has discontinued manufacturing shipment of the affected CSA software. Any pending or future order for the affected software will be substituted with the replacement software.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT FAILURE TO UPGRADE THE AFFECTED CSA SOFTWARE MAY RESULT IN NETWORK DOWNTIME.

The terms and conditions that governed your rights and obligations and those of Cisco, with respect to the deferred software will apply to the replacement software.

DDTS

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DDTS

Description

CSCef96160 (registered customers only)

Able to break into the default policy with RPC DCOM

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