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rpki-client 8.8 released

rpki-client 8.8 has just been released and will be available in the rpki-client directory of any OpenBSD mirror soon.


rpki-client is a FREE, easy-to-use implementation of the Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) for Relying Parties (RP) to facilitate validation of BGP announcements. The program queries the global RPKI repository system and validates untrusted network inputs. The program outputs validated ROA payloads, BGPsec Router keys, and ASPA payloads in configuration formats suitable for OpenBGPD and BIRD, and supports emitting CSV and JSON for consumption by other routing stacks.


See RFC 6480 and RFC 6811 for a description of how RPKI and BGP Prefix Origin Validation help secure the global Internet routing system.


rpki-client was primarily developed by Kristaps Dzonsons, Claudio Jeker, Job Snijders, Theo Buehler, Theo de Raadt and Sebastian Benoit as part of the OpenBSD Project.


This release includes the following changes to the previous release:


  • A failed manifest fetch could result in a NULL pointer dereference or a use after free.

  • Reject non-conforming RRDP delta elements that contain neither publish nor a withdraw element and fall back to the RRDP snapshot.

  • Refactoring and minor bug fixes in the warning display functions.


rpki-client works on all operating systems with a libcrypto library based on OpenSSL 1.1 or LibreSSL 3.6, a libtls library compatible with LibreSSL 3.6 or later, and zlib.


rpki-client is known to compile and run on at least the following operating systems: Alpine, CentOS, Debian, Fedora, FreeBSD, Red Hat, Rocky, Ubuntu, macOS, and of course OpenBSD!


It is our hope that packagers take interest and help adapt rpki-client-portable to more distributions.


The mirrors where rpki-client can be found are on https://www.rpki-client.org/portable.html



Reporting Bugs:

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General bugs may be reported to tech@openbsd.org



We welcome feedback and improvements from the broader community. Thanks to all of the contributors who helped make this release possible.


Assistance to coordinate security issues is available via security@openbsd.org.

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