OpenSSH update from 6.1p1 to 6.7
robin.hahling at gw-computing.net
Mon Oct 13 23:16:26 PDT 2014
On Monday 13 October 2014 13.35:20 Zachary Crownover wrote:
> Why was tcpwrapper support removed?
Follow this thread: http://lists.mindrot.org/pipermail/openssh-unix-dev/2014-April/032497.html
It's mainly a security concern as I understand it.
> On Oct 13, 2014 1:17 PM, "Robin Hahling" <robin.hahling at gw-computing.net>
> > Hi,
> > OpenSSH 6.7 was released October 6. Base still has version 6.1p1 which was
> > released in 2012. I'm now considering updating the vendor branch for an
> > inclusion of version 6.7 in base. This will bring new features and bug
> > fixes.
> > However, 6.7 has some potentially incompatible changes. the main one being
> > the
> > removal of support for tcpwrappers/libwrap.
> > For the complete list of changes since 6.1, see here:
> > - release 6.2: http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-6.2
> > - release 6.3: http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-6.3
> > - release 6.4: http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-6.4
> > - release 6.5: http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-6.5
> > - release 6.6: http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-6.6
> > - release 6.7: http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-6.7
> > If some features removal is of concern for you, please tell about it now.
> > Cheers,
> > Robin Hahling (Rolinh)
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