Newest IPFire Release Includes Security Fixes and Additional Hardware Support (IPFire 2.25 – Core Update 147)

Michael Tremer maintainer of the IPFire project announced IPFire 2.25 Core Update 147 today. This is the newest IPFire release since Core Update 146 on June 29th.

IPFire 2.25 Core Update 147 includes some important security updates including a newer version of Squid web proxy that has patchedrecent vulnerabilities.

Beyond security updates IPFire 2.25 Core Update 147 adds support for additional hardware as well as enhancing support for existing hardware because the new release ships with version20200519 of the Linux firmware package.

IPFire 2.25 Core Update 147 also rectified a recurring issue relating to forwarding GRE connections.

In addition the update improved IPFire on AWS configurations.

IPFire 2.25 Core Update 147 includes theseupdated packages bind 9.11.20 dhcpcd 9.1.2 GnuTLS 3.6.14 gmp 6.2.0 iproute2 5.7.0 libassuan 2.5.3 libgcrypt 1.8.5 libgpg-error 1.38 OpenSSH 8.3p1 squidguard 1.6.0.

You can download IPFire 2.25 Core Update 147 here.

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