OpenSSH 6.0 released

OpenSSH 6.0 has just been released. It will be available from the mirrors listed at shortly.

OpenSSH is a 100% complete SSH proocol version 1.3, 1.5 and 2.0 implementation and includes sftp client and server support.

  • ssh-keygen(1): Add optional checkpoints for moduli screening
  • ssh-add(1): new -k option to load plain keys (skipping certificates)
  • sshd(8): Add wildcard support to PermitOpen, allowing things like „PermitOpen localhost:*”. bz #1857
  • ssh(1): support for cancelling local and remote port forwards via the multiplex socket. Use ssh -O cancel -L xx:xx:xx -R yy:yy:yy user@host” to request the cancellation of the specified forwardings
  • support cancellation of local/dynamic forwardings from ~C commandline
  • Add a new privilege separation sandbox implementation for Linux’s new seccomp sandbox, automatically enabled on platforms that support it. (Note: privilege separation sandboxing is still experimental)
  • Relax OpenSSL version check to allow running OpenSSH binaries on systems with OpenSSL libraries with a newer „fix” or „patch” level than the binaries were originally compiled on (previous check only allowed movement within „patch” releases). bz#1991

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