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ASUS RT-AC86U firmware release 3.0.0.4.384.45713

Discussion in 'ASUSWRT - Official' started by LimJK, Apr 18, 2019.

  1. LimJK

    LimJK Regular Contributor

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    https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireless/RT-AC86U/FW_RT_AC86U_300438445713.zip

    Version 3.0.0.4.384.45713
    2019/04/18 57.76 MBytes
    ASUS RT-AC86U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.384.45713

    Security Fix
    - Fixed CVE-2018-20334
    - Fixed CVE-2018-20336
    - Fixed null pointer issue. Thanks for CodeBreaker of STARLabs’ contribution.
    - Fixed AiCloud buffer overflow vulnerability. Thanks for Resecurity International's contribution.

    Bug Fix
    - Fixed AiMesh LAN IP issue when router using IPv6 WAN.
    - Fixed AIMesh connection issues.
    - Fixed Network Map related issues.
    - Fixed Download Master icon disappear issue.
    - Fixed LAN LED not blinking problem.
    - Fixed browser no response problem when enabled Traffic analyzer.
    - Fixed wireless mac filter input issue.

    Please unzip the firmware file first then check the MD5 code.
    MD5: 3572b70885cc2a54751ca17aaaa479e9
     
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  2. joltdude

    joltdude Regular Contributor

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    LimJK.. You just beat me to the punch.. Just noticed the update avalible in the Asus UI ....
    -J
     
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  3. LimJK

    LimJK Regular Contributor

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    Oops, Sorry ... I happened to see the update after dinner my time ... you are early your time :) waiting very patiently for AC5300 Firmware update :(
     
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  4. joltdude

    joltdude Regular Contributor

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    Hopefully that comes out shortly... Still looks like predominanly bugfixes and security updates... not sure if this is the "Big Update" some have hinted to "Stay tuned something big is coming" ... Least so far.. have had less issues with Network Map once its settled in a bit...
     
  5. CriticJay

    CriticJay Regular Contributor

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    OK folks. Someone with Trend Micro services enabled (Adaptive QoS or AIProtection) needs to please try this firmware and see if the "dcd" kernel fault error message is still happening, or if it's been resolved by Asus.

    Please? Pretty please? :p :)
     
  6. L&LD

    L&LD Part of the Furniture

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    Other routers on this firmware version state it was fixed, don't see why it wouldn't be here. :)

    I vote for CriticJay to test this for the community! :D
     
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  7. venture996

    venture996 Occasional Visitor

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    I've been running for an hour and none of those messages in the System Log. Perhaps they just aren't logging them, but hopefully they properly fixed it. I re-enabled AIProtection after the upgrade (don't use AIMesh)
     
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  8. kibosh

    kibosh Regular Contributor

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    I have been up for 5 hours now and there have been absolutely no spamming of messages in the system log. In fact, there have been no messages since it rebooted. I do have AIProtection on as well and no crashes. Fingers crossed.
     
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  9. OzarkEdge

    OzarkEdge Very Senior Member

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    The Wireless Log has some new detail like connection protocol and DFS channels.

    OE
     
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  10. OzarkEdge

    OzarkEdge Very Senior Member

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    The 86U now has the transmit power slider control.

    OE
     
  11. OzarkEdge

    OzarkEdge Very Senior Member

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    You can now condition Auto control channel selection to include DFS channels (?):

    "Auto select channel including DFS channels"

    Edit: Doing so here resulted in no 5.0 GHz signal at some/all clients, so not recommended.

    OE
     
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  12. NoelS

    NoelS Regular Contributor

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    Has this fixed the "Devices on Network Map keep vanishing" issue?
     
  13. L&LD

    L&LD Part of the Furniture

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    That is what is stated as a fix in post 1, but you will need to verify it fixed for your network.
     
  14. OzarkEdge

    OzarkEdge Very Senior Member

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    Seems steady... time will tell.

    Edit: Chromecast2 dongle required power cycle to shift from 2.4 to 5.0 GHz signal (same SSIDs). The open client list showed it dropping from the 2.4 interface and re-appearing under the 5.0 interface in real-time.

    OE
     
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  15. OzarkEdge

    OzarkEdge Very Senior Member

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    What I did to upgrade 2xRT-AC86U AiMesh:
    o webUI upgrade all at once (router and node);
    o webUI removed node (node auto resets to factory defaults);
    o webUI restore/initialize router to factory defaults;
    o configured router from scratch;
    o added wireless node in place, 77' away in detached brick garage;
    o disabled WPS;
    o enabled AiProtection;
    o edit: ran ShieldsUp at grc.com to check for open ports.

    In the Wireless Log under 2.4 GHz Ch 2, the wireless backhaul node MAC has the entry 'ac' in column PHY; the other two 2.4 GHz wireless client MACs have the entry 'n'. Does this suggest that the wireless backhaul is using the ac protocol on the 2.4 GHz band?

    So far, no funny business; it 'feels' good.

    Edit: The 5.0 GHz DFS channel inclusion did not work here. I plead ignorance on DFS channel usage. Also, searching to add the node again (post DFS experiment) automatically re-enabled WPS.

    Edit: Wireless backhaul in Log gets stronger over time... beamforming?

    OE
     
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  16. NoelS

    NoelS Regular Contributor

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    I'm on Merlin. What is the usual time frame for these type of updates to be rolled into a Merlin release?
     
  17. L&LD

    L&LD Part of the Furniture

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    No set schedule. Volunteer and spare time required. ;)
     
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  18. maxbraketorque

    maxbraketorque Very Senior Member

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    And have to add the time it takes for ASUS to make the 45713 code available to Eric.
     
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  19. L&LD

    L&LD Part of the Furniture

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    Yes!

    Just because it is released for public consumption it doesn't necessarily mean the GPL drop was made in that instant too. Just checked. The latest is the previous firmware's GPL weighing in at just over 1GB from Dec 20, 2018. :)

    Great point, glad you replied! :)
     
  20. Ronald Schwerer

    Ronald Schwerer Senior Member

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    I wonder if it is common for 5GHz legacy client devices to support DFS channels.