[ssh_x509] PKIX-SSH release 13.4.0 and 13.4.1 pre-release notes

ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info
Fri Jun 17 23:05:57 EEST 2022


Hello,

PKIX-SSH 13.4.1 is ready in repository. Source tar-bal and official announce will be released soon when I have enough spare time.


Main new feature in 13.4.0 is work-around for "external keys". Note due to broken design OpenSSL 3+ cannot ensure compatibility with existing code base. With other words release ensures access to keys stored in external devices using PKCS#11 API with OpenSSL 3+.
Remark: NSS engine 4.0 (*27 May 2022 )* also contain similar work-around.


Version 13.4.0 fixes regression introduced in 13.2.2 related to /locked account introduced by correction that //fixes incorrect free when shadow password and libiaf are used.


//Also 13.4.1 fixes a minor ///13.4.0 /regression ///introduced/ after some code refactoring - DNS look-up should be performed in monitor not in unprivileged process.


Regards,
Roumen Petrov
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