pfSense 2.1.3 is released

pfsenseThe developers of pfSense have just released version 2.1.3. This version addresses security fixes seen in pfSense-SA-14_05.tcp and pfSense-SA-14_06.openssl. Other fixes include optimizations in the tools repository, and minor changes in OpenVPN, Correct Captive Portal, and DynDNS.

The pfSense® project is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD specifically tailored for use as a firewall and router that is entirely managed via web interface. In addition to being a powerful, flexible firewalling and routing platform, it includes a long list of related features and a package system allowing further expandability without adding bloat and potential security vulnerabilities to the base distribution.

To read the full release notes, head on over to the official pfSense digest page: https://blog.pfsense.org/?p=1272

3 thoughts on “pfSense 2.1.3 is released

  1. Chris Buechler says:

    Appreciate the post as always.

    The quoted description there of the project is about 10 years old, dating back to our early days, and one we haven’t used in many years. It caused some confusion with some in the community after this post. If you could update that tag line it’d be appreciated. Instead of “pfSense is a m0n0wall-derived operating system…”, you might want to use:

    The pfSense® project is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD specifically tailored for use as a firewall and router that is entirely managed via web interface. In addition to being a powerful, flexible firewalling and routing platform, it includes a long list of related features and a package system allowing further expandability without adding bloat and potential security vulnerabilities to the base distribution.

  2. Cao says:

    Sure thing, Chris, we will use the updated description from now on. Thanks for the notice!

    - The FreeBSD News Staff

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