Synology has rolled out an OS update for its branded NAS enclosures. It’s quite a hefty update, including not only fixes for various bugs and security vulnerabilities, but also some new features. Here’s everything that’s new in DSM 7.2-64551 and how to install it on your Synology NAS.
What’s new in DSM 7.2-64551
- Added support for WriteOnce shared folders. This feature is based on the Write Once, Read Many (WORM) technology and can be enabled to prevent files from being modified, deleted, or renamed for a specified period.
- Added support for volume encryption. All volume encryption keys are stored in the Encryption Key Vault, which can be set up on a local Synology NAS or via KMIP on a remote Synology NAS.
- Added more Synology NAS models to support M.2 NVMe SSD storage pools. Learn more
- Added more Synology NAS models to support the M2D18 adapter card: RS822RP+, RS822+, RS1221RP+, and RS1221+.
- Added more SSD cache group management options, including changing the RAID type and replacing a drive.
- Added support for inline zero-block removal to increase the efficiency of data deduplication.
- Adjusted how drive information is presented in Storage Manager. Users can now quickly check the condition of their drives by looking at the “Drive Status” field.
- Users can now view the amount of used and free space for each storage pool and volume in Storage Manager.
- Added a warning notification for when the available shared folder quota is low.
- Supports deleting individual desktop notifications.
- Supports sending DSM notifications via additional webhook providers, including LINE and Microsoft Teams.
- Supports creating custom notification rules for system events, giving users greater control over what notifications to receive.
- Supports exporting a list of users and of groups.
- Added support for SAML to integrate DSM with external SSO servers.
- Added the option to allow non-admin users to safely eject USB devices.
- Users can now manually input the IP addresses or FQDNs of one or more domain controllers in the trusted domain. This allows Synology NAS to sync domain data directly with the specified domain controllers.
- Users can now enable Synology’s email server to send DSM notifications directly to their Synology Account.
- Updated Mbed-TLS to version 2.28.2 to fix multiple security vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-36647, CVE-2022-46392, CVE-2022-46393).
- Updated Libksba to version 1.6.3 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2022-3515).
- Updated SQLite to version 3.40.0 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2022-46908).
- Updated Certifi to version 2022.12.07 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2022-23491).
- Updated Node.js to version 14.21.1 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2022-43548).
- Updated cURL to version 7.86.0 to fix multiple security vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-27774, CVE-2022-27775, CVE-2022-27776, CVE-2022-27781, CVE-2022-27782, CVE-2022-32205, CVE-2022-32206, CVE-2022-32207, CV E-2022-32221, CVE-2022-35252, CVE-2022-42915, CVE-2022-42916).
- Updated PHP to version 8.1.9 to fix multiple security vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-11043, CVE-2021-21705, CVE-2022-31625).
- Updated Sysstat to version 12.7.1 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2022-39377).
- Updated OpenSSL to version 3.0.7 to fix multiple security vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-2068, CVE-2022-2097, CVE-2022-2274, CVE-2022-3358, CVE-2022-3602, CVE-2022-3786).
- Updated Expat to version 2.5.0 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2022-43680).
- Updated Libtirpc to version 2.87 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2021-46828).
- Updated GnuPG to version 2.2.39 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2022-34903).
- Updated OpenVPN to version 2.5.8 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2022-0547).
- Updated libxml2 to version 2.9.14 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2022-23308).
- Updated GMP to version 6.2.1 to fix a security vulnerability (CVE-2021-43618).
- Fixed a security vulnerability regarding Netatalk (CVE-2022-45188).
- Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities regarding Python3 (CVE-2020-10735, CVE-2021-28861, CVE-2022-45061).
- Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities regarding iproute2 (CVE-2022-3527, CVE-2022-3529, CVE-2022-3530).
- Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities regarding D-Bus (CVE-2022-42010, CVE-2022-42011, CVE-2022-42012).
- Fixed a security vulnerability regarding syslog-ng (CVE-2022-38725).
- Fixed a security vulnerability regarding inetutils (CVE-2022-39028).
- Fixed a security vulnerability regarding DNSmasq (CVE-2022-0934).
- Fixed a security vulnerability regarding BusyBox-udhcp (CVE-2019-5747).
- Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities regarding Linux Kernel (CVE-2021-22600, CVE-2021-38209, CVE-2021-4037, CVE-2022-0168, CVE-2022-1016, CVE-2022-1729, CVE-2022-1786, CVE-2022-20141, CVE-2022-20368, CVE-2022-2078, CVE-2022-2639, CVE-2022-2905, CVE-2022-29581, CVE-2022-32250, CVE-2022-3524, CVE-2022-3566, CVE-2022-3567, CVE-2022-36879, CVE-2022-36946, CVE-2022-42703).
- Fixed a security vulnerability regarding Nginx (CVE-2022-3638).
- Updated ImageMagick to version 6.9.12-61 to fix multiple security vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-25664, CVE-2020-25665, CVE-2020-25666, CVE-2020-25667, CVE-2020-25674, CVE-2020-25675, CVE-2020-25676, CVE-2020-27560, CVE-2020-27750, CVE-2020-27751, CVE-2020-27752, CVE-2020-27753, CVE-2020-27754, CVE-2020-27755, CVE-2020-27756, CVE-2020-27757, CVE-2020-27758, CVE-2020-27759, CVE-2020-27760, CVE-2020-27761, CVE-2020-27762, CVE-2020-27763, CVE-2020-27764, CVE-2020-27765, CVE-2020-27766, CVE-2020-27767, CVE-2020-27768, CVE-2020-27769, CVE-2020-27770, CVE-2020-27771, CVE-2020-27772, CVE-2020-27773, CVE-2020-27774, CVE-2020-27775, CVE-2020-27776, CVE-2020-29599, CVE-2021-20176, CVE-2021-20224, CVE-2021-20241, CVE-2021-20245, CVE-2021-20246, CVE-2021-20309, CVE-2021-3574, CVE-2021-3596, CVE-2021-39212, CVE-2021-4219, CVE-2022-1114, CVE-2022-1115, CVE-2022-28463, CVE-2022-32545, CVE-2022-32546, CVE-2022-32547).
- Updated FFmpeg to version 4.1.9 to fix multiple security vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-20892, CVE-2020-20902, CVE-2020-21688, CVE-2020-21697, CVE-2021-3566, CVE-2021-38114, CVE-2021-38291).
How to install this Synology DSM update
Installing this latest release of DiskStation Manager 7 couldn’t be easier. We’d recommend checking the list of supported models from Synology to ensure you’re eligible for the software upgrade. Then it’s time to prep your enclosure by backing up all your data.
By using the very latest and best NAS from Synology, you should be good to go with DSM 7.2-64551. Your Synology NAS should automatically download and install this update without any input from yourself, but should you wish to perform this process manually:
- Back up your NAS!
- Visit Synology Download Center.
- Select your NAS model using the drop-down menus.
- Click on All Downloads under DSM 7.2.
- Click on 7.2-64551.
- Select the corresponding folder that matches your NAS.
- Log into your NAS.
- Go to Control Panel > Update & Restore > Manual DSM Update.
- Click Browse and select the downloaded DSM 7.2 update file.
- Click OK to update DSM.