IPFire 2.23 – Core Update 135 Released

Michael Tremer has announced the new release of IPFire 2.23 – Core Update 135 on Sep 04, 2019.

What’s IPFire

IPFire is a hardened, versatile, state-of-the-art Open Source firewall based on Linux. Its ease of use, high performance in any scenario and extensibility make it usable for everyone.

This release is packed with the new kernel, with various bug fixes and IPFire team recommending users to upgrade soon.

The IPFire Linux kernel has been rebased on 4.14.138 and various improvements have been added.

This releases fixes CPU vulnerabilities on kernel.

KASLR has been improved which prevents attackers from executing exploits or injecting code.

Scripts that boot up IPFire have been improved, rewritten and cleaned up for a faster boot and they now handle some error cases better.

Updated Packages

  • bird 2.0.4
  • clamav 0.101.3
  • iperf 2.0.13
  • iperf3 3.7
  • mc 4.8.23
  • pcengines-firmware 4.9.0.7
  • dhcpcd 7.2.3
  • nettle 3.5.1
  • squid 4.8
  • tzdata 2019b

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