Written by Roman Peťura, Friday 11 February 2022
A new version of ICR-OS (Conel OS), firmware for the Advantech routers, is out!
A patch-level release mainly brings many security fixes, improvements, and updates. You are welcome to check out the Release Notes for the detailed changelog.
A few highlighted points from the changelog:
IPsec Configuration Enhancement.
OpenVPN Configuration Enhancement.
Support of two-factor authentication, see the Configuration Manual of your router, chapter Administration -> Two-Factor Authentication.
Support for setting the MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) for the Ethernet interfaces.
Fixed a few Linux kernel vulnerabilities.
Several miscellaneous bug fixes and other improvements have been applied.
wpa_supplicant, hostapd, libnl, ppp, and strongSwan software have been updated to fix severity vulnerabilities.
Other security fixes.
Look into the Firmware Distribution Overview document for details about the distributed firmware versions per particular router.