sonicos 5.8.1.5 releasedThe SonicOS 5.8.1.5 is released. It resolved many issues, like: Domain limitation for Content Filtering System, Newly added Common Name Exclusions in DPI-SSL, duplicate policies and extra characters in NAT Policy of Networking, fixed for user level Authentication and many more.

Affected SonicWALL Firewalls

The SonicOS 5.8.1.5 release is supported on the following SonicWALL Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) security appliances:

SonicWALL E-Class NSA Series SonicWALL NSA Series SonicWALL TZ Series
SonicWALL NSA E8500 SonicWALL NSA 5000 SonicWALL TZ 210 / 210 Wireless
SonicWALL NSA E7500 SonicWALL NSA 4500 SonicWALL TZ 200 / 200 Wireless
SonicWALL NSA E6500 SonicWALL NSA 3500 SonicWALL TZ 100 / 100 Wireless
SonicWALL NSA E5500 SonicWALL NSA 2400  
  SonicWALL NSA 240  

Resolved Issues in SonicOS 5.8.1.5

Content Filtering System

Symptom Condition / Workaround Issue
Only the first 100 domains are filtered by the Content Filtering System (CFS), even though the Allowed List is set to 100+ domains Occurs when creating a custom CFS policy, setting the allowed domains to "Per Policy", and adding 100+ domains to the Allow List. Resolution: The user is now warned when 100 domains are exceeded, and a note has been added in the management interface to inform the user that the domain limit is 100. 107969

DPI-SSL

Symptom Condition / Workaround Issue
Newly added Common Name Exclusions are not populated in the DPI-SSL Common Name Exclusions list, or existing exclusions are lost. Occurs when adding or editing URLs in the DPI-SSL Common Name Exclusions list. 98536

Networking

Symptom Condition / Workaround Issue
The Network > NAT Policies page in the management interface can display duplicate policies and extra characters on some policy names. Occurs when enabling the Web Proxy feature with an IP on the WAN, then restarting the appliance. 110091

Users

Symptom Condition / Workaround Issue
The redirect for forced authorization by SonicWALL does not work with Internet Explorer 8 or 9 Occurs when using a User Level Authentication (ULA) rule to force authorization by SonicWALL on an interface in Layer 2 Bridge Mode. 109762

Visualization

Symptom Condition / Workaround Issue
The NetFlow EndTime timestamp results in 0.00000 for valid and allowed TCP packets. Occurs when the NetFlow collector's logging is enabled on Applicable Interfaces and Rules, and TCP traffic is sent to the allowed destination. Upon checking the packet capture details, the EndTime timestamp displays as 0.00000. 107239

WAN Acceleration

Symptom Condition / Workaround Issue
WFS Acceleration cannot be enabled and the error message "An error has occurred saving the hostname" displays. Occurs when disabling WFS Acceleration, upgrading or downgrading the WXA firmware version, then re-enabling WFS Acceleration. WXA hostnames were allowed to be edited after WFS Acceleration was disabled, causing the error message when trying to re-enable WFS Acceleration. 110377

Wireless

Symptom Condition / Workaround Issue
The SonicPoint Ne becomes unresponsive during an Intrusion Detection Services (IDS) scan. Occurs when configuring a SonicPoint Ne to an interface on the WLAN zone, then performing a manual IDS scan. This may also occur on boot up, when the appliance performs an initial scan. 111914

Donwload: SonicOS Version 5.8.1.5 Release Note

Where to Download Updates

Log into your www.mysonicwall.com

Click on Downloads > Download Center > from the “Software Type” dropdown box select your firewall’s firmware.