Firmware Update: Asus RT-AC68U

Asus has released new firmware for the RT-AC68U. This dual-band router can provide clients with network access both wired and wireless. There are also two USB ports, one of which is USB 3.0, so that a printer or external storage can be shared over the network. The new firmware has version number and the download is just under 29MB in size. After the update, it is important to press and hold the reset button for five seconds. The release notes mention the following changes and improvements:

Security related

  • Upgrade OpenSSL library to 1.0.0q
  • Fixed CVE-201301813
  • Fixed the XSS vulnerability on page Main_Analysis_Content.asp

AiProtection fixes

  • Fixed router reboot issue when disabled AiProtection
  • Fixed kernel panic when wan reconnected
  • Modified web history strings
  • Updated signature to 1.030
  • Optimize memory usage


  • Added Movistar profile in IPTV setting page

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Release status Final
Website Asus
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License type Freeware