[ssh_x509] pkix-ssh release 8.3

ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info
Thu Mar 19 05:10:05 EET 2015


Thank you for this prompt release. It is much appreciated.

I just want to point out that this appears to have an entire
"configure" file, rather than just configure.ac, and there are several
"*.0" man pages that are entire files, and seem to drop some
formatting codes that are included upstream.

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 2:14 PM,  <ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info> wrote:
> Dear All,
>
> I would like to announce immediate availability of new PKIX-SSH release:
>
> * Version 8.3 includes OpenSSH 6.8p1
>   Continue refactoring of key-related functions to be more library-like.
>   Minimum supported OpenSSL version is 0.9.7.
>
> * Pattern in allowed algorithms
>   Version 5.4 published on 24 November 2004, implement for first time new
> server options PubkeyAlgorithms and HostbasedAlgorithms to restrict allowed
> protocol version 2 algorithms in public-key or host-based authentication.
> Also PubkeyAlgorithms is available in client. With version 8.2 format is
> changed to accept wildcard pattern with default value *, i.e. allowed all
> algorithms. Note that wildcard pattern format is backward compatible with
> previous lists.
>   For consistency version 8.2 adds new client option - HostbasedAlgorithms.
> The default value of client options is *, i.e. allowed all algorithms. Both
> client options also support pattern matching.
>
> * OpenSSL engine support
>   With code refactoring of key-related functions to be more library-like in
> version 8.2 broke engine support. Now code of engine related functions is
> refactored and support is restored.
>
> * Portability
>   This version adds some portability improvements for born shell scripts
> used in regression tests.
>
>
> Regards,
> Roumen Petrov
>
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