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Scheduled Service Change: Upgrade ASA distributed AnyConnect clients

Event:
2020-09-30 05:00:00
Expected Duration:
2020-09-30 07:00:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
An upgrade of the CUVPN client, AnyConnect, will be configured in the CUVPN servers on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5am - 7am.
User Impact:
AnyConnect clients will automatically upgrade on client machines when they log into the service. Upon CUVPN log-in, a window will appear indicating a new AnyConnect client is being downloaded and upgraded. When finished, the new version launches and logs the client into CUVPN automatically. Administrative privilege is not required for AnyConnect self-upgrade. This upgrade helps CUVPN compatibility for Mac OS X 10.13, 10.14, 10.15 (only 64-bit is supported from 10.15 and later); Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10; and 64-bit Linux clients. iOS and Android versions are upgraded by the respective App Store/Google Play versions. From the Releasee Notes: .- For SSL VPN, AnyConnect no longer supports the following cipher suites from both TLS and DTLS: DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA and DES-CBC3-SHA .- After upgrading from 4.8.3052 to 4.9.64 AnyConnect fails to establish VPN connection over IPsec
Services Affected:
Network
Subsites Affected:
CU VPN
Full Description:
Upgrade ASA distributed AnyConnect clients to 4.9.01095

An upgrade of the CUVPN client, AnyConnect, will be configured in the CUVPN servers on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5am - 7am. Once configured, AnyConnect clients will automatically upgrade on client machines when they log into the service.

Upon CUVPN log-in, a window will appear indicating a new AnyConnect client is being downloaded and upgraded. When finished, the new version launches and logs the client into CUVPN automatically. Administrative privilege is not required for AnyConnect self-upgrade.

This upgrade helps CUVPN compatibility for Mac OS X 10.13, 10.14, 10.15 (only 64-bit is supported from 10.15 and later); Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10; and 64-bit Linux clients. iOS and Android versions are upgraded by the respective App Store/Google Play versions.

From the Releasee Notes:
.- For SSL VPN, AnyConnect no longer supports the following cipher suites from both TLS and DTLS: DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA and DES-CBC3-SHA

.- After upgrading from 4.8.3052 to 4.9.64 AnyConnect fails to establish VPN connection over IPsec
CIT TDX ID:
144486



Timeline of Changes

Description Current Status Date Time
Upgrade ASA distributed AnyConnect clients to 4.9.01095 An upgrade of the CUVPN client, AnyConnect, will be configured in the CUVPN servers on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5am - 7am. Once configured, AnyConnect clients will automatically upgrade on client machines when they log into the service. Upon CUVPN log-in, a window will appear indicating a new AnyConnect client is being downloaded and upgraded. When finished, the new version launches and logs the client into CUVPN automatically. Administrative privilege is not required for AnyConnect self-upgrade. This upgrade helps CUVPN compatibility for Mac OS X 10.13, 10.14, 10.15 (only 64-bit is supported from 10.15 and later); Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10; and 64-bit Linux clients. iOS and Android versions are upgraded by the respective App Store/Google Play versions. From the Releasee Notes: .- For SSL VPN, AnyConnect no longer supports the following cipher suites from both TLS and DTLS: DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA and DES-CBC3-SHA .- After upgrading from 4.8.3052 to 4.9.64 AnyConnect fails to establish VPN connection over IPsec 2020-09-24 08:40:54