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Re: New - RBK653 Firmware Version 4.6.14.3 Released

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New - RBK653 Firmware Version 4.6.14.3 Released

Security Fixes: 12/05/2022

  • Fixes security vulnerabilities.

For more information about security vulnerabilities, visit https://www.netgear.com/about/security.

 

Bug Fixes:

  • Moves the Auto Firmware Update On/Off option to the Auto Update page in the router web interface.
  • Fixes an issue with using special characters when setting a WiFi network password or a device name.
  • Changes the Router/AP mode figures in the router web interface to a higher resolution.
  • Fixes various PSV security vulnerabilities.
  • Fixes various other minor bugs.

 

Download Link:

https://www.netgear.com/support/product/RBK653.aspx#download

 

Please navigate to the link below for step-by-step instructions on how to update your RBR750/RBS750:

https://kb.netgear.com/31573/How-do-I-manually-upgrade-firmware-on-my-Orbi-router-using-orbilogin-co...

https://kb.netgear.com/000037217/How-do-I-check-and-manually-upgrade-the-firmware-on-my-Orbi-satelli...

Be sure to update the RBS FIRST, then the RBR lastly. 

 

NOTE: Orbi app or the routers web page may not report seeing new FW updates. NG may not push this to there auto update services immediately and may activate the newer FW update being seen on there auto update services at a later time. User will have the choice to manually update if you want too.

 

NOTE: The Disable Auto Update feature only prevents ANY new FW from being installed if available. This does NOT prevent the system from checking NG services to see if new FW is available. If new FW is available, this will be displayed as a notification to the user on the RBRs web page only. It will be up to the user to upgrade FW or not. 

 

A factory reset maybe needed if problems are encountered after the FW update:

https://kb.netgear.com/31486/How-do-I-reset-my-Orbi-system-to-factory-default-settings

NOTE: Recommend setting the default DHCP IP address pool range to the following after applying and a factory reset: 192.168.#.100 to 192.168.#.200

 

This article applies to:

Which this includes the RBR750 and RBS350 seeing with in the RBK650 series box sets. DO NOT USE this FW for RBK750 series kit systems (RBR750/RBS750). 

 

Let us know how it works for you in this thread post...

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CAX80 Modem Mode |  Wifi Router MK83+ (Router Mode) | and RBK853 (Router Mode) | Switches NG GS105/8, GS308v3, GS110MX and XS505M | Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK40, CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: MK63, MR6150, R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, R8500, R9000, RAXE500, RAX50, XR450, XR1000, EX7500/EX7700

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Re: New - RBK653 Firmware Version 4.6.14.3 Released

I was able to update my RBS350 Sats that were included with my RBR750. In my case the RBR750 had upgraded to 4.6.14.3 by itself and the satellites did not auto update. As a result the satellites were constantly out of sync, errors, etc and not working correctly because they were behind on firmware.

I had to log into them manually after figuring out their two dedicated local IPs. The username/password is the same as the main router for other users that may be coming from google / elsewhere to find a solution.

This fixed that, thank you!

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