The OpenWrt community is proud to announce the newest stable release of the OpenWrt 21.02 stable version series. It fixes security issues.
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The OpenWrt 21.02 stable series is in security maintenance only mode. It is projected to go end of life on 6. April 2023 following the OpenWrt Security support guidelines. We encourage all users of the OpenWrt 21.02 stable series to upgrade to OpenWrt 22.03.
Main changes between OpenWrt 21.02.4 and OpenWrt 21.02.5:
- mac80211/cfg80211: Security fixes for BSSID parsing (CVE-2022-41674, CVE-2022-42719, CVE-2022-42720, CVE-2022-42721 and CVE-2022-42722)
Various fixes and improvements
Full release notes and upgrade instructions are available at
In particular, make sure to read the regressions and known issues before upgrading:
For a detailed list of all changes since 21.02.4, refer to
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As always, a big thank you goes to all our active package maintainers, testers, documenters and supporters.
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