OPNsense 19.7.9 released

Franco Fichtner franco at opnsense.org
Thu Jan 9 20:47:12 UTC 2020

Hi again,

As 20.1 nears we will be making adjustments to the scope of the release
with an announcement following shortly.

For now, this update brings you a GeoIP database configuration page for
aliases which is now required due to upstream database policy changes and
a number of prominent third-party software updates we are happy to see

Here are the full patch notes:

o system: use 825 days as the default maximum certificate lifetime
o system: hide leaking hostname on SSH password auth (contributed by sooslaca)
o system: remove unused "lifetime" parameter from user manager page
o firewall: new GeoIP settings page to allow continued use of upstream database[1]
o firewall: log when alias couldn't resolve a hostname
o firewall: translate pfInfo page tabs (contributed by Smart-Soft)
o firmware: add mirror MARWAN (Moroccan Academic & Research Wide Area Network)
o dhcp: replace killbyname() usage which should not have killed both services
o dhcp: auto-replace windows DUID dashes (contributed by Team Rebellion)
o mvc: PSR12 code style updates
o plugins: os-acme-client 1.29[2]
o plugins: os-bind 1.12[3]
o plugins: os-dyndns must use dyndns_failover_interface() to translate gateway group
o plugins: os-frr 1.14[4]
o plugins: os-maltrail 1.3[5]
o plugins: os-nginx 1.17[6]
o plugins: os-nut fixes validation and snmp-ups selection (contributed by Michael Muenz)
o plugins: os-theme-cicada 1.24 (contributed by Team Rebellion)
o plugins: os-zabbix4-proxy 1.1[7]
o ports: openssh 8.1p1[8]
o ports: openssl 1.0.2u[9]
o ports: php 7.2.26[10]
o ports: phpseclib 2.0.23[11]
o ports: python 3.7.6[12]
o ports: strongswan 5.8.2[13]
o ports: sudo 1.8.30[14]
o ports: unbound 1.9.6[15]

Stay safe,
Your OPNsense team

[1] https://docs.opnsense.org/manual/how-tos/maxmind_geo_ip.html
[2] https://github.com/opnsense/plugins/pull/1638
[3] https://github.com/opnsense/plugins/blob/master/dns/bind/pkg-descr
[4] https://github.com/opnsense/plugins/blob/master/net/frr/pkg-descr
[5] https://github.com/opnsense/plugins/blob/master/security/maltrail/pkg-descr
[6] https://github.com/opnsense/plugins/blob/master/www/nginx/pkg-descr
[7] https://github.com/opnsense/plugins/blob/master/net-mgmt/zabbix4-proxy/pkg-descr
[8] https://www.openssh.com/txt/release-8.1
[9] https://www.openssl.org/news/openssl-1.0.2-notes.html
[10] https://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.26
[11] https://github.com/phpseclib/phpseclib/releases/tag/2.0.23
[12] https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-376/
[13] https://wiki.strongswan.org/versions/75
[14] https://www.sudo.ws/stable.html#1.8.30
[15] https://nlnetlabs.nl/projects/unbound/download/

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