Software Update: Monero 0.17.1.9

Blockchains and cryptocurrencies, in whatever form, have now become an integral part of the news. The founder of the technique 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 0.17.1.9 with the following announcements:

Monero 0.17.1.9 ‘Oxygen Orion’ Point Release

This is the v0.17.1.9 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a recommended release that contains mitigations against the ongoing memory exhaustion attack. Some highlights of this minor release are:

  • Add different limits for epee binary format for P2P and RPC
  • Add more sanity checks on data size (portable_storage)
  • Fix deadlock banning while updating peer lists
  • Add aggressive restrictions to pre-handshake p2p buffer limit
  • Add a max levin packet size by command type
  • Restrict duplicate keys and unnamend sections in epee binary format
  • More sanity checks in new chain block hashes
  • Minor bug fixes

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

Monero GUI 0.17.1.9 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

This is the v0.17.1.9 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a recommended release that contains mitigations against the ongoing memory exhaustion attack. Some highlights of this minor release are:

  • Update monero submodule to v0.17.1.9
  • Windows GUI binary is now reproducible
  • Add high DPI support on Windows

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

Version number 0.17.1.9
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.)
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