New firmware increases stability and security
After all compatible FritzBox models were provided with the current FritzOS 7.56 in the last few weeks, AVM now seems to be providing the final touches with the FritzOS 7.57 update. The new firmware does not bring any new functions Patch notes You will only find the note “Stability and security increased.”
Update: According to statements in Italian forums A security hole is said to have been closed that gave attackers access to the FritzBox user interface via HTTPS port 443. An official statement from AVM is still pending.
In the Update news The manufacturer is advertising the latest update to FritzOS 7.57 for the following AVM routers.
- Fritz!Box 4040
- Fritz!Box 4060
- Fritz!Box 5530 Fiber
- Fritz!Box 5590 Fiber
- Fritz!Box 7490
- Fritz!Box 7510
- Fritz!Box 7520
- Fritz!Box 7530
- Fritz!Box 7530AX
- Fritz!Box 7583
- Fritz!Box 7590
- Fritz!Box 7590AX
- Fritz!Box 6591 Cable
- Fritz!Box 6660 Cable
- Fritz!Box 6690 Cable
With regard to the general performance features of the firmware, which are also mentioned in the update news, AVM summarizes various innovations from the last few months. These include the more than 150 new features that have existed since FritzOS 7.50, as well as WLAN mesh with dynamic smart repeating, VPN with WireGuard technology and various optimizations of the energy saving mode and the setup assistant since FritzOS 7.55.
More updates and an empty lab
Aside from FritzOS 7.57, the FritzBox 7430, 5490 and 5491, among others, are now supplied with the older FritzOS 7.31. The FritzBox 7362 SL, on the other hand, is receiving the update to FritzOS 7.14 today. Here, too, the information on stability and security can be found in the changelog as the only change, which could indicate a fix for a far-reaching problem. Finally, the Fritz!Labor, the beta channel for FritzBox routers, will remain closed until further notice. The testing phase for FritzOS 7.5x has ended and we are waiting for the next major software update to be presented. In the course of IFA 2023 There are signs of new hardware in Berlin – including the FritzBox 5690 Pro, the FritzBox 6670 (both with Wi-Fi 7) as well as updates for smart home products.
- AVM provides FritzOS 7.57 firmware update for FritzBoxes
- The update primarily serves to increase stability and security
- No new features in FritzOS 7.57
- Update applies to multiple models for cable, DSL and fiber
- FritzOS 7.57 builds on innovations from previous versions
- Older FritzBox models receive updates to FritzOS 7.31 and 7.14
- Fritz!Labor Beta channel remains closed for the time being