OpenVPN Connect for Windows change log

Release notes for 3.2.3 (1851)

Release date: 25 February 2021

  • Added support for deep linking and web authentication using system web browser

Release notes for 3.2.2 (1455)

Release date: 30 October 2020

  • Minor changes for Web Auth flow
  • Added reporting UV_APP_VER values to the VPN server
  • Implemented a new way of profile bundling (distribution of MSI and profile as separate files)
  • Fixed an issue where an OpenVPN server could not be reached if it was not reachable through the default gateway
  • Fixed an issue where a large amount of routes pushed to the VPN client would cause the client to fail
  • Fixed issues with the display of the application version

Release notes for 3.2.1 (1180)

Release date: 26 August, 2020

  • Added reporting UV_ASCLI_VER and UV_PLAT_REL values to the VPN server.
  • Fixed not prompting user for certificate approval under certain conditions.
  • Updated Wintun driver to v0.8.1 that contains a patch for a driver update issue.
  • Added installer routine that ensures presence of a particular Windows hotfix on Windows 7 machines (KB2921916).

Release notes for 3.2.0 (1064)

Release date: 13 July, 2020

  • This is now a stable release and no longer considered beta software.
  • As part of the transition from Mbed TLS to OpenSSL the list of negotiable TLS cipher suites no longer includes weak cipher suites that lack forward secrecy support (DH/ECDH)
  • Switchover from Mbed TLS library to OpenSSL library
  • Support of TLS 1.3 version
  • Support signing with RSA-PSS signatures during TLS handshake
  • Update of OpenVPN3 library to OpenVPN core 3.5.6 version
  • Optional WinTun driver is available during installation
  • Implemented possibility to run VPN connection as system service
  • Improved stability and performance

Release notes for 3.1.3 (713) beta

  • Updated MbedTLS to 2.7.13 to resolve a security issue (CVE-2019-18222)

Release notes for 3.1.2 (572) beta

  • Fixed a failure of installation process on some operating systems with non-English localization

Release notes for 3.1.1 (378) beta

  • Implemented a fix for a security issue related to the location of installation files (CVE-2020-9442)

Release notes for 3.1.0 (361) beta

  • New profile import flow with WebAuth support
  • Added EULA license during installation
  • Added .ovpn file association
  • Added possibility to connect without external certificate when the client certificate is not required
  • Fixed connection with DUO authentication service
  • Fixed connection via server-locked profile with 2FA
  • Fixed proxy basic authentication
  • Fixed issue with long client-side scripts
  • Fixed issue with unquoted path privilege escalation reported by Yogesh Prasad (CVE-2014-5455)

Release notes for 3.0.0 (272) beta

  • New unified UI with 2 color scheme options
  • Dropped support of MD5 algorithm
  • Disabled tunnel compression by default (could be enabled back in the app settings)
  • Ability to add proxies for connection from within the app
  • Ability to manage external certificates directly from within the app (except in Windows 7 for the moment)
  • Separate screen with extended statistics of connection session
  • Log File with options to pause/resume, clear and save logs for sharing
  • Plenty of other settings like reconnect on reboot, seamless tunnel, IP/TLS versions etc.
  • Ability to create connect and disconnect shortcuts.