[ssh_x509] PKIX-SSH release 12.4

ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info
Sat Feb 15 09:43:56 EET 2020

Dear list members,

I would like to inform you about availability of new regular release - 
https://roumenpetrov.info/secsh/#news20200215 .

(x) Features:
* multiple daemon configuration files
    New daemon configuration directive "Include" allows inclusion of files.

* ask-pass hints
    Now ask-pass uses hints: confirmation in addition to prompt, none is 
reserved for notifications. Depending of hint ask-pass creates suitable 

* notification "Exceeded MaxStartups"
    Send a notification "Exceeded MaxStartups" prior to the SSH2 
protocol banner when clients get denied by MaxStartups.

* no X.509 store in agent
    Revert X.509 store from agent utilities, i.e. remove ssh-add(1) 
option "-S".

* paths in ForwardAgent
    Client option ForwardAgent accepts path or name of environment 
variable in which to find the path in addition to yes/no

(x) Miscellaneous:
* improved manual pages

* improved OS portability

* crypto library compatibility

* allow more system calls in seccomp sandbox

* download PKCS#11 public key labels as comments

* build without compression support - configure time option

* startups in the process title
    Expose the number of currently authenticating connections along with 
the MaxStartups limit in the process title

* replace single-letter key generator "moduli" flags with options

* use signal wrapper around sigaction(2)

Roumen Petrov

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