Consul 1.7.1 has been released on 2020-02-20 and consul 1.7.0 has been released a few days before that. The later includes fixes for CVE-2019-19794 and CVE-2020-0601 as well as some breaking changes (e.g. changes to the log format).
More details on the changes can be found in the the official changelog at https://github.com/hashicorp/consul/blob/v1.7.1/CHANGELOG.md .
Created attachment 211896 [details]
Patch to update the consul port to version 1.7.1
Changing the port version and plist is enough t get the port in sync with the upstream version.
A commit references this bug:
Date: Fri Mar 27 15:18:07 UTC 2020
New revision: 529259
sysutils/consul: update to 1.7.2 
While here, improve rc script 
PR: 244380 
PR: 244365 
Submitted by: Dmitry Wagin <firstname.lastname@example.org> 
Reported by: email@example.com