Software Update: Monero 0.17.1.7

Blockchains and cryptocurrencies, in whatever form, have now become an integral part of the news. The founder of the technology and at the same time the best-known application is Bitcoin, and since it is open source, numerous so-called altcoins have appeared. In early 2014, Bytecoin appeared based on the CryptoNote protocol, which was completely different. Due to the mystery of Bytecoin’s background and the estimate that it was already more than eighty percent mined, a group of developers soon started using Bitmonero as a fork, which in turn was released at the end of April 2014. forked to Monero. The network consists of numerous nodes running the Monero client. An update has been released with version number 0.17.1.7 with the following announcement:

Monero 0.17.1.7 ‘Oxygen Orion’ Point Release

This is the v0.17.1.7 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a recommended release that contains P2P network layer improvements.

Some highlights of this minor release are:

  • P2P: include first new block in chain entry response
  • P2P: more restrictive checks on chain entry response
  • Fix syncing with –sync-pruned-blocks flag
  • Update OpenSSL to 1.1.1i to fix its recently disclosed vulnerability
  • Minor bug fixes

The complete list of changes is available on GitHub, along with the source code.

Monero GUI 0.17.1.7 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

This is the v0.17.1.7 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a recommended release that contains P2P network layer improvements. The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post.

Some highlights of this minor release are:

  • Ask for writing desktop shortcut on first start (Linux)
  • Fix wallet initialization flag handling
  • Get back “Sending transaction…” splash
  • Disable QML cache
  • Minor bug fixes

The complete list of changes is available on GitHub, along with the source code.

Version number 0.17.1.7
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, BSD, macOS, Solaris, UNIX, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
Website monero
Download https://www.getmonero.org/downloads/
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)