Bug ID 1146037: Updating the firmware for a FIPS protected internal HSM due to SDK or driver upgrade

Last Modified: Dec 07, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP TMOS, vCMP(all modules)

Fixed In:
17.1.0, 16.1.4

Opened: Sep 05, 2022

Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

In this release, FIPS HSM SDK and Driver version upgraded to 1.1-6.

Impact

Without manual firmware upgrade, FIPS HSM may have a not recommended firmware version, which may lead to unpredictable behavior.

Conditions

This applies to all BIG-IP FIPS platforms, except for BIG-IP 5250F, 7200F, 10200F, 11000F, and 11050F.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

The FIPS device firmware need to be manually upgraded to version 1.1-5. For more information, refer to the article https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K26061560.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips