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Cisco Bug: CSCvs04276 - ASA displays the image type as "Firewall" - Image Upgrade fails in CSM

Last Modified

Apr 17, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Security Manager

Known Affected Releases

4.19(0)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Device with 9.13.1 image type will show Image type as Firewall instead of ASA.

Conditions:
When trying to upgrade  ASA5516 failover pair from CSM and it fails with message "ERROR: The image asa9-12-1-3-lfbff-k8.SPA is not a valid image on the device. Image update will be aborted" and logs in CSM indicate that the failure is because the ASA's image type is being displayed as "Firewall" instead of "ASA" .

SNS-ASA5516-2# show file information asa9-12-2-9-lfbff-k8.SPA

disk0:/asa9-12-2-9-lfbff-k8.SPA:
  type is image (firewall) []         <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<  FIREWALL
  file size is 102710160 bytes version 9.12(2.9)


-- For working scenario, the image type is ASA : 

BSNS-ASA5516-2# show version
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software Version 9.8(4)10

BSNS-ASA5516-2# show file information asa9-12-2-9-lfbff-k8.SPA

disk0:/asa9-12-2-9-lfbff-k8.SPA:
  type is image (ASA) []              <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<  ASA
  file size is 102710160 bytes version 9.12(2.9)
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