Supported Releases

This page lists the status and timeline for currently supported releases. Supported releases of Istio include releases that are in the active maintenance window and are patched for security and bug fixes. Subsequent patch releases on a LTS release do not contain backward incompatible changes. For more information refer to the Istio support policy.

Support status of Istio releases

VersionCurrently SupportedRelease DateEnd of LifeSupported Kubernetes Versions
masterNo, development only
1.8YesNovember 10, 20201.16, 1.17, 1.18, 1.19
1.7YesAugust 21, 20201.16, 1.17, 1.18
1.6NoMay 21, 2020November 23, 20201.15, 1.16, 1.17, 1.18
1.5 and earlierNo

Releases without known Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs)

LTS ReleasePatched versions with no known CVEs
1.8.x1.8.0
1.7.x1.7.3, 1.7.4, 1.7.5
1.6.x1.6.11, 1.6.12, 1.6.13, 1.6.14
1.5 and earlierNone
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