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pfSense 2.4.2 Open-Source Firewall Patches OpenSSL, Improves Network Performance

Nov 23, 2017, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

pfSense 2.4.2 is a security and bugfix release that updates the OpenSSL packages to version 1.0.2m to fix two recently disclosed vulnerabilities (CVE-2017-3736 and CVE-2017-3735), addresses three potential XSS vectors, fixes the VLAN priority handling, and addresses issues with PPP interfaces that have VLAN parents. Furthermore, it improves the network performance and resolves various issues with the package handling and update system, as well as with the ALTQ/QoS/Limiter behavior, the IPsec status display, and the stability and connectivity of the LAGG interface since the previous update, pfSense 2.4.1, which patched the WPA2 KRACK bug.

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