New PAN-OS Version Updates

10.2 new features

Security profiles

  • URL Filtering: Enable Cloud and Local Inline Categorizations

  • URL Filtering: Enable HTTP Header Logging options, User-Agent, Referer, X-Forwarded-For

  • Antivirus: Enable MsOffice and Shell analysis settings

  • External Dynamic Lists: Added Bulletproof and Tor Exit IP address EDLs

  • Zone Protection Profile: Added Alert Only ZPP

Device configuration

  • Disabled reporting of benign files

10.1 new features

Security profiles

  • Anti-spyware profile: New DNS Security Service malicious categories set to sinkhole

  • URL Filtering: Set new real-time url category to alert

Device configuration

  • packet buffer protection: set to allow (default)

10.0 new features

Security profiles

  • Antivirus profile: Wildfire ML dynamic classification to block all malicious file types

    • set all decoders to reset-both

    • set all file types to enabled

  • Anti-spyware profile: DNS Security Service malicious categories set to sinkhole

  • URL Filtering: realtime page analysis; block all engines types under Dynamic Classification

Device configuration

  • dynamic updates: set Wildfire schedule to ‘realtime’

Decryption profile

  • set protocol max version to TLSv1.3

Log Setting

  • GlobalProtect log forwarding

9.0 Update Items

This includes changes from the 8.1 IronSkillet configurations

Syntax changes

  • move packet cap xml element in spyware profile

  • remove url ‘block’ stand-alone entry

  • custom url categories

    • add ‘type’ value to allow config to commit

  • sinkhole IPv4 address uses FQDN instead of IP value

9.0 new features

Security profiles

  • new url categories (risk, new domain)

    • set new categories to alert

    • over time move to custom dual category blocks (eg. parked + high)

  • new pan cloud dns option in spyware profile

    • action = sinkhole with single packet capture

  • AV profile and http2

    • set http2 decoder same as http for each profile

Device settings

  • API key lifetime

    • Iniially set to a high value with configuration variable

    • Default in minutes –> 525,600 is 1 year

9.1 new features

Security profiles

  • new url categories (grayware, cryptocurrency)

    • set grayware to block

    • set cryptocurrency to alert

Note

these are shown with their initial 9.1 release but also supported in prior PAN-OS releases

8.1 Update Items

This includes changes from the 8.0 IronSkillet configurations

Syntax changes

8.1 new features

  • WF file sizes

    • new file type script, set to max 2000 file size [available in later releases]