Software update: RouterOS 6.46

MikroTik released RouterOS 6.46 last week. RouterOS is an operating system that focuses on running router tasks. Think of routing network traffic, of course, but also bandwidth management, a firewall, controlling wireless access points, a hotspot gateway and a VPN server. It can be done on the hardware from MikroTik if it works on x86 or virtual machines. A license required, which is included with the purchase of MikroTik hardware. The complete list of changes for this release can be found at this page are found, the main improvements are as follows:

Major Changes in version 6.46:

  • lora – added support for LoRaWAN low-power wide-area network technology for MIPSBE, MMIPS and ARM;
  • package – accept only packages with original filenames (CVE-2019-3976);
  • package – improved package signature verification (CVE-2019-3977);
  • security – fixed improper handling of DNS responses (CVE-2019-3978, CVE-2019-3979);

Version number 6.46
Release status Final
Website Mikrottik
License type Paid