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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.386.49703
    Version 3.0.0.4.386.49703 95.32 MB
    2022/07/20

    1. Fixed CVE-2018-1160. Thanks to Steven Sroba
    2. Fixed CVE-2022-26376.
    3. Improved system stability.
    4. Added 3rd party DNS server list in WAN --> DNS to help users enhance the connection security.

    Please unzip the firmware file first then check the MD5 code.
    MD5: df22d37f18b8595d953dafd14da92b74

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.386.48262
    Version 3.0.0.4.386.48262 92.71 MB
    2022/03/25

    1. Fixed OpenSSL CVE-2022-0778
    2. Added more security measures to block malware.
    3. Fixed Stored XSS vulnerability. Thanks to Milan Kyselica of IstroSec.
    4. Fixed CVE-2022-23970, CVE-2022-23971, CVE-2022-23972, CVE-2022-23973, CVE-2022-CVE-2022-25595, CVE-2022-25596, CVE-2022-25596,
    5. Added 3rd party DNS server list in WAN --> DNS to help users enhance the connection security.

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    MD5:366f408000cad142bc51eff791ff79fc

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.386.46065
    Version 3.0.0.4.386.46065 92.84 MB
    2022/01/27

    Security
    - Fixed string format stacks vulnerability
    - Fixed cross-site-scripting vulnerability
    - Fixed informational vulnerability.
    Thanks to Howard McGreehan.

    -Fixed SQL injection vulnerability
    -Fixed json file traversal vulnerability
    -Fixed plc/port file traversal vulnerability
    -Fixed stack overflow vulnerability
    Thanks to HP of Cyber Kunlun Lab

    -Fixed authenticated stored XSS vulnerability
    Thanks to Luke Walker – SmartDCC

    -Fixed LPD denial of service vulnerability
    -Fixed cfgserver heap overflow vulnerability
    -Fixed cfgserver denial of service vulnerability
    Thanks to TianHe from BeFun Cyber Security Lab.

    Added more ISP profile
    Digi 1 - TM
    Digi 2 - TIME
    Digi 3 - Digi
    Digi 4 - CTS
    Digi 5 - ALLO
    Digi 6 - SACOFA
    Maxis - CTS
    Maxis - SACOFA
    Maxis - TNB/ALLO

    Fixed AiMesh guest network issues.
    Fixed DDNS issues where the WAN IP is IPv6
    Fixed UI bugs in Administration --> feedback.
    Fixed time zone error.

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    MD5:33b491c21c167a8beec2f450aafe1bc2

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.386.45987
    Version 3.0.0.4.386.45987 92.52 MB
    2021/12/16

    1. Fixed Let's encrypt related bugs.
    2. Fixed httpd vulnerability
    3. Fixed stack overflow vulnerability
    4. Fixed DoS vulnerability
    Thanks for the contribution of Fans0n、le3d1ng、Mwen、daliy yang from 360 Future Security Labs
    5. Fixed AiMesh web page multi-language issues.
    6. Fixed Stored XSS vulnerability.
    7. Fixed CVE-2021-41435, CVE-2021-41436.
    Thanks to Efstratios Chatzoglou, University of the Aegean
    Georgios Kambourakis, European Commission at the European Joint Research Centre
    Constantinos Kolias, University of Idaho.

    8. Fixed Stack overflow vulnerability. Thanks to Jixing Wang (@chamd5) contribution.
    9. Fixed information disclosure vulnerability .Thanks to CataLpa from DBappSecurity Co.,Ltd
    Hatlab and 360 Alpha Lab contribution.

    10.Fixed XSS vulnerability
    11.Fixed SQL injection vulnerability
    12.Fixed PLC path traversal vulnerability
    13.Fixed Stack overflow vulnerability
    Thanks to HP of Cyber Kunlun Lab

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    MD5:eb76e99e0044ae494567b2107ae14b6f

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.386.43137
    Version 3.0.0.4.386.43137 91.47 MB
    2021/10/14

    - Fixed GUI bug

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    MD5: 7223f4dc79dadde37835b90dc7fe0def

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.386.43129
    Version 3.0.0.4.386.43129 91 MB
    2021/05/21

    1.Fixed the FragAttack vulnerability.
    2.Fixed DoS vulnerability. Thanks for Tsinghua University NISL's contribution.
    3.Improved system stability.
    4.Fixed GUI bugs.
    5.Security Fixed: CVE-2020-25681, CVE-2020-25682, CVE-2020-25683, CVE-2020-25687, CVE-2020-25684, CVE-2020-25685, CVE-2020-25686

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    MD5: d5a0acb8cabcf912680f455025aedc7d

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 9.0.0.4.386.41994 (Beta Version)
    Version 9.0.0.4.386.41994 Beta Version 40.45 MB
    2021/02/01

    Security Fixed:
    Fixed CVE-2020-25681, CVE-2020-25682, CVE-2020-25683, CVE-2020-25687, CVE-2020-25684, CVE-2020-25685, CVE-2020-25686

    Please be noted this is a quick fix beta version for DNSmasq vulnerabilities. Refer to "Method 2: Update Manually" in https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1008000 to update this firmware.

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    MD5: 75fe5cd89394e41d177f423d0d991bc2

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.386.41634
    Version 3.0.0.4.386.41634 40.41 MB
    2021/01/18

    1. Fixed Let’s Encrypt not working properly.


    2. Added IPTV supports for specific region.


    3. Fixed parental control issues.



    This firmware add more security protection for configuration.
    4. Fixed pre-auth RCE chain through arbitrary file write, special thanks for Robert Chen's contribution


    If you want to manually downgrade to previously version, please reset the router to default after downgraded.




    Please unzip the firmware file first then check the MD5 code.


    MD5: 97e1195fa52299f874f44fb337ed60c7

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.386.40558
    Version 3.0.0.4.386.40558 40.62 MB
    2020/11/05

    New Feature

    1. AiMesh 2.0
    - System optimization: one click in AiMesh to optimize the topology
    - System Ethernet backhaul mode, all nodes will only connect by ethernet, all bands will be released for wireless clients.
    - System factory default and reboot.
    - Client device reconnect, make the device to offline and online again.
    - Client device binding to specific AP.
    - Guest WiFi on all Mesh nodes (all node need to upgrade to 3.0.0.4.386 firmware)
    - Access nodes USB application.

    Connection priority and Ethernet backhaul mode introduction
    https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1044184

    How to setup ASUS AiMesh or ZenWiFi Mesh Ethernet backhaul under different conditions
    https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1044151/

    2. New Family interface in ASUS router App.
    ASUS Router App for iOS must greater or equal to iOS v1.0.0.5.75
    Android version greater or equal to v1.0.0.5.74

    3. The unit of the WiFi time scheduler goes to 1 minute.

    4. 2.4 and 5G on the network map could be configured in the same tab.

    5. Captcha for login can be disabled in administration -> system.

    6. Printer server port can be disabled on the USB app page.

    7. Clients which connect to the guest network can be viewed in the network map -->view list --> interface

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    MD5: 6d9ea61699a985645d83edf0b415476a

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    Version 3.0.0.4.385.20852 37.96 MB
    2020/09/29

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20633
    Version 3.0.0.4.385.20633 36.78 MB
    2020/08/14

    - Fixed RCE vulnerability.

    Please unzip the firmware file first then check the MD5 code.
    MD5: 801853d717df8323ca56a4c6ccff968a

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20632
    Version 3.0.0.4.385.20632 36.78 MB
    2020/07/28

    - Fixed multi language issues

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    MD5: ba7ef83a637a9185fff2b336abe2f64b

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20630
    Version 3.0.0.4.385.20630 36.78 MB
    2020/06/30

    Security update
    - Fixed CVE-2020-12695 (CallStranger)
    - Fixed Reflected XSS vulnerability.
    - Fixed Directory traversal vulnerability.
    - Fixed CVE-2017-15653.

    The update server transport layer security was upgraded and the old protocol was removed.
    If your router firmware version is lower than 3.0.0.4.385.20253, please refer to the "Update Manually" section in https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1008000 to update the firmware.

    Please unzip the firmware file first then check the MD5 code.
    MD5: 011ea1c128d797ec7968f4b3fa94a1df

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20585
    Version 3.0.0.4.385.20585 36.74 MB
    2020/06/19

    - Fixed Let's encrypt certification renew bugs.
    - Improved web history page loading speed.
    - Fixed OpenVPN related bugs

    Please unzip the firmware file first then check the MD5 code.
    MD5: f3b5a7acd2e694ee80d47d3a259dff07

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20490
    Version 3.0.0.4.385.20490 36.77 MB
    2020/05/06

    - Improved connection stability.
    - Optimized CPU utilization.
    - Fixed some UI bugs.
    - Fixed login bugs.
    - Support router certificate export. After import the certificate to the computer you will not see the warning message when login with https.Please refer to https://www.asus.com/us/support/FAQ/1034294/

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    MD5: 2423b6e882ff82ce8638e7f13893f5b4

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20433
    Version 3.0.0.4.385.20433 36.75 MB
    2020/04/14

    1. Update Adaptive QoS categories: Help you to prioritize the mission-critical applications
    Those people who work-from-home & learn-from-home will greatly benefit from this new feature with optimized streaming experiences.
    New Supported Categories & Apps:
    - Video conferencing, including Microsoft Teams®, ZOOM®, Skype®, Google Hangouts®, BlueJeans®
    - Online learning, including Khan academy®, Udemy®, Coursera®, TED®, VIPKiD®, 51Talk®, XDF®, Xueersi®
    - Streaming, including YouTube®, Netflix®, HBO NOW®, Amazon Prime Video®, Disney+®, ESPN®, MLB.com®, iQIY®
    - Indoor training, including Zwift®, Peloton®, Onelap®
    Stay tuned and more apps are coming to the list soon!

    2. Support Mobile Game Mode
    - One-click prioritizing your mobile device to the highest and ensure you the best mobile gaming experiences.
    - Install/Update ASUS Router App (Android supports later than 1.0.0.5.44; iOS supports later than 1.0.0.5.41)

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    MD5: ffcdbf2a16c677f1a8068f7c1e4cb466

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20253
    Version 3.0.0.4.385.20253 36.54 MB
    2020/03/10

    - Fixed CVE-2019-15126 (Kr00k) vulnerability.

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    MD5: 5c928d4e1e39da39170633793acc78e1

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20252
    Version 3.0.0.4.385.20252 36.41 MB
    2020/02/13

    - Fixed the firmware update problem in some special conditions.
    - Fixed UI bugs.

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    MD5: 272c8798b7d2093b0f398b1780ac52a9

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.10002
    Version 3.0.0.4.385.10002 40.39 MB
    2019/12/23

    - Improved wireless stability

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    MD5: f1562520129ef1f00a242250971bf3f3

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.10000
    Version 3.0.0.4.385.10000 40.19 MB
    2019/11/26

    - Fixed firmware update issues.

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    MD5: 08d9267b41e4591beff49e4a78c15670

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.384.81351
    Version 3.0.0.4.384.81351 40.28 MB
    2019/11/13

    - Fixed a DDoS vulnerability.
    - Fixed Let's Encrypt related bugs.
    - Fixed folder creating bugs in Samba.
    - Fixed dual wan failover bugs while the primary wan type is L2TP.

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    MD5: d4b05802468b71f7510c3daeaa7fed4d

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.384.81049
    Version 3.0.0.4.384.81049 40.08 MB
    2019/09/05

    Security fix
    - Fixed a DDoS vulnerability. Thanks for Altin Thartori's contribution.

    Bugfix
    - Fixed EU 5GHz SSID disappear problems in EU model.
    - Fixed Network map client list issues.
    - Fixed block internet access problem when clients connected to AiMesh node
    - Fixed Samba server compatibility issue.
    - Fixed OpenVPN related bugs.
    - Fixed schedule reboot bugs.
    - Improved AiMesh compatibility.
    - Improved system stability.

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    MD5: 5afa4e16025a03239817d36c1604c04d

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.384.45717
    Version 3.0.0.4.384.45717 39.76 MB
    2019/05/13

    - Fixed DDoS vulnerability.
    - Fixed AiCloud vulnerability. Thanks for Matt Cundari's contribution.
    - Fixed command injection vulnerability. Thanks for S1mba Lu's contribution.
    - Fixed buffer overflow vulnerability. Thanks for Javier Aguinaga's contribution.

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    MD5: 86e4354536e6a11b2f7a02936094482a

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.384.45713
    Version 3.0.0.4.384.45713 39.76 MB
    2019/04/11

    Bug Fix
    - Fixed browser no response problem when enabled Traffic analyzer.
    - Fixed VLAN bug for Movistar.
    - Fixed the problem which causes lots of SQUASHFS error in system log.


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    MD5: 1029c47675545caca1723b0a53ac6956

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.384.45708
    Version 3.0.0.4.384.45708 39.76 MB
    2019/03/29

    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 PC cannot find router name in My Network Places when enabling Samba service.
    - Fixed LAN LED not blinking problem.


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    MD5: ce1dc4c44b042a452ff368c20ae0dc53

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.384.45149
    Version 3.0.0.4.384.45149 42.72 MB
    2018/12/06

    AiMesh
    - Improved AiMesh stability
    - Lyra, Lyra Mini, and Lyra Trio can be added as AiMesh node into RT-AC68 series model network.
    Please refer to https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1038071 for more detail.

    Security
    - Fixed CVE-2018-14710, CVE-2018-14711, CVE-2018-14712, CVE-2018-14713, CVE-2018-14714. Thanks for Rick Ramgattie's contribution.
    - Fixed AiCloud/ Samba account vulnerability. Thanks for Matthew Cundari's contribution.
    - Fixed DoS vulnerability. Thanks for Ruikai Liu's contribution.
    - Fixed CVE-2018-17020, CVE-2018-17021, CVE-2018-17022.
    - Fixed stored XSS vulnerability. Thanks for Duda Przemyslaw's contribution.
    - Updated OpenSSL library.

    Bug fixes and improvement
    - Improved wireless stability.
    - Modified “Dual Wan” user interface.
    - Modified “Port Forwarding” user interface.
    - Modified “Restore” user interface.
    - Fixed GUI bugs on user feedback page.
    - Fixed “Adaptive QoS” bugs.

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    MD5: b14c93ea7c5ebbde8270f4ee5a76a36e

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.384.32799
    Version 3.0.0.4.384.32799 42.54 MB
    2018/09/19

    Fixed WIFI stability issue.

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    MD5: 1fd079bd8633106f41a0395fb45c2758

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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.384.32738
    Version 3.0.0.4.384.32738 42.54 MB
    2018/08/15

    AiMesh new features
    - Supported creating mesh system with new router, BlueCave.
    - Added Roaming block list in Advanced Settings --> Wireless.
    You can add devices into block list and this device will not be roamed between AiMesh nodes.
    - Supported ethernet onboarding. User can use ethernet cable.
    You can use ethernet cable to connect AiMesh router LAN port and AiMesh node WAN port first and run the adding node process to build the mesh system.
    Security fixes.
    - Fixed Reflected XSS vulnerability.
    - Fixed CSRF vulnerability.
    - Fixed command injection vulnerability.
    - Fixed stack buffer overflow vulnerability.
    Thanks for Rick Ramgattie contribution.
    Fixed USB hard drive over 2TB compatibility issues.
    Fixed Samba/FTP folder permission issues.
    Added USB3.0/2.0 mode switch setting in Administration --> System --> USB Settings.

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    MD5: 665734b95c47f43c53804ca0c574013f

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