Update Mullvad VPN to 2022.1

Authored by tarkah on Apr 23 2022, 8:33 PM.


Update Mullvad VPN to 2022.1

Summarized Changelong

  • Add information about the always on kill switch in the desktop
  • Add WireGuard multihop setting and entry location selection to desktop app.
  • Add malware blocking to the desktop app. Implemented via DNS on the relays.
  • Add changes dialog which will include the most notable changes in each new version.
  • Show warning message when blocking internet while logged out, and make it possible to unblock the connection from the login
  • Keep unspecified constraints unchanged in the CLI when providing specific tunnel instead of setting them to default
  • Obscure account number in account view and add button for copying instead of copying when text
  • Disable logging of translation errors in production. This will among other things prevent messages from translating the country in the disconnected
  • Update Electron from 15.0.0 to 16.0.
  • Gradually increase the WireGuard connectivity check timeout, lowering the timeout for the few
  • Stop preferring OpenVPN when bridge mode is
  • CLI command for setting a specific server by hostname is no longer case
  • Example: mullvad relay set hostname SE9-WIREGUARD should now
  • Update the default Shadowsocks password to mullvad and cipher to aes-256-gcm in the when using it to configure a custom Shadowsocks bridge. The Mullvad bridges recently these parameters on port 443 (which is the default port).

Full changelog available here

Resolves T10237

Test Plan: Check daemon for errors, connect to server, check connection using

Reviewers: Triage Team, Girtablulu

Reviewed By: Triage Team, Girtablulu

Subscribers: Girtablulu

Maniphest Tasks: T10237

Differential Revision:


GirtabluluApr 23 2022, 8:41 PM
GirtabluluApr 23 2022, 8:41 PM
Triage Team
Differential Revision
D13160: Update Mullvad VPN to 2022.1
R5313:b978948297fe: Rebuild against glibc 2.35
tag: mullvad-2022.1-5
T10237: Update Mullvad VPN to 2022.1