Written by Roman Peťura, Tuesday 14 December 2021
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:
WireGuard VPN support WireGuard is a communication protocol and software that implements encrypted virtual private networks (VPNs) and is designed with the goals of ease usage, high-speed performance, and low attack surface. For more information about our implementation, see the WireGuard Tunnel application note.
Cisco FlexVPN support FlexVPN is Cisco’s implementation of the IKEv2 standard featuring a unified paradigm and CLI that combines site-to-site, remote access, hub-and-spoke topologies, and partial meshes. For more information about our implementation, see the FlexVPN application note.
Reported cellular signal strength was enhanced with a new field for SINR value.
LAN GUI menu has been renamed from LAN to Ethernet, from Primary LAN to ETH0, etc.
Several miscellaneous bug fixes and other improvements have been applied.
The BusyBox software suite was upgraded, having a large number of security fixes.
OpenSSH and strongSwan software have been updated to fix three high and one medium severity vulnerabilities.
Other security fixes.
Look into the Firmware Distribution Overviewdocument for details about the distributed firmware versions per particular router.