After a new install of 1.1.1, apt-get update && apt-get -u upgrade lists the following:
root@vyos:~# apt-get -u upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be upgraded: eventwatchd grub-common grub-pc hostapd libcap2 libcap2-bin libnetfilter-conntrack3 libnetfilter-cthelper libnetfilter-cttimeout libnetfilter-queue1 libnl-3-200 libnl-genl-3-200 libsnmp-base libsnmp-perl libsnmp15 libssl0.9.8 libstrongswan libvyatta-cfg1 linux-firmware linux-image-3.13.11-1-amd64-vyos lldpd ntp ntpdate open-vm-tools openssl pmacct snmp snmpd squidguard strongswan strongswan-ikev1 strongswan-ikev2 strongswan-starter vyatta-bash vyatta-cfg vyatta-cfg-system vyatta-cfg-vpn vyatta-conntrack vyatta-keepalived vyatta-op vyatta-op-dhcp-server vyatta-op-vpn vyatta-ppp vyatta-quagga vyatta-webgui wpasupplicant 46 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 72.6 MB of archives. After this operation, 1806 kB disk space will be freed. Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
http://vyos.net/wiki/Upgrade makes it clear not to use dist-upgrade, but should apt-get upgrade be ran? I tried it in a VMware Workstation image (snapshotted before upgrading) and my config was lost, and end of boot messages were spitting out something about Amazon EC2 SSH keys or something