Cisco RV160 Series

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Oct 8, 2020
Montreal, Canada
Good evening folks - been a while since I've posted here.

Was wondering if anybody else was having issues with Cisco RV routers. I had an issue with a client and a wonky VPN connection. Ended up rebooting the router (which fixed the VPN issue) but also triggered a notice about upgrading firmware from to (jump of two versions is odd).

Trying to apply the update generates a "Get system firmware information fail." - so no upgrade for me !
The router announces as an update, but there are no patch notes available on
Haven't found anything on NIST either.

Anybody else seeing some odd behaviour tonight ? Thanks a bunch.
Follow-up on this

About an hour later, the update was applied on at least two routers successfully. As of this morning, still no official patch notes on Cisco's website - although I doubt we'll get any. No patch notes were ever released for versions nor

Friday evening weirdness I guess.
I would avoid Cisco hardware as much as possible. Their software has had a large number of quite severe security flaws over the last few years. And, more backdoor accounts than you can shake a stick at.