Software Update: OPNsense 22.1.6

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The package OPNsense is a firewall with extensive possibilities. It is based on the FreeBSD operating system and is originally a fork of m0n0wall and pfSense. The package can be set up completely via a web interface and has support for 2fa, openvpn, ipsec, carp and captive portal, among others. In addition, it can apply packet filtering and has a traffic shaper. The developers have released OPNsense 22.1.6 with the following announcement:

OPNsense 22.1.6 released


Since the Unbound migration for overrides surfaced a number of issues in the new code this is a follow-up release to ensure interoperability. Thank you for the honest feedback, bug reports and code submissions.

Here are the full patch notes:

  • system: obsolete plugins calling missing functions shall not produce fatal errors
  • system: added the correct content-type for the dashboard plugins feed (contributed by Bo Frederiksen)
  • reporting: do not rely on /var/run/booting test in system health backend code
  • firewall: adjust default deny label to include mention of possible state violation
  • firewall: fix sessions page ACL
  • interfaces: bring back strict reordering of VIPs during dynamic address acquire
  • dhcp: added reload action for cron use
  • dhcp: support supplying iPXE filename
  • firmware: use isolated directory for database update check
  • firmware: cross-version check was not using correct information
  • firmware: cross-version update should indicate base/kernel reinstall
  • unbound: domain override IP may contain port information
  • unbound: show combined hostname.domain description in new alias popup
  • unbound: properly support “_msdcs” domain override prefix
  • unbound: add missing alias description
  • unbound: fix overrides case sort order (contributed by NYOB)
  • unbound: fix ACL for overrides
  • unbound: fix handling of wildcard aliases (contributed by devin122)
  • mvc: add generic searchRecordsetBase() to match existing searchBase()
  • ports: phpseclib 2.0.37

stay safe,
Your OPNsense team

Version number 22.1.6
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux, BSD
Website OPNsense
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)
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