Dropbear 2014.64

Matt Johnston matt at ucc.asn.au
Sun Jul 27 23:41:56 WST 2014


Hi all,

Dropbear 2014.64 is released with changes as follows. 
As usual get it from
https://matt.ucc.asn.au/dropbear/dropbear.html or 
https://dropbear.nl/mirror/

Cheers,
Matt


2014.64 - Sunday 27 July 2014

- Fix compiling with ECDSA and DSS disabled

- Don't exit abruptly if too many outgoing packets are queued for writev(). Patch
  thanks to Ronny Meeus

- The -K keepalive option now behaves more like OpenSSH's "ServerAliveInterval". 
  If no response is received after 3 keepalives then the session is terminated. This
  will close connections faster than waiting for a TCP timeout.

- Rework TCP priority setting. New settings are
	if (connecting || ptys || x11) tos = LOWDELAY
	else if (tcp_forwards) tos = 0
	else tos = BULK
  Thanks to Catalin Patulea for the suggestion.

- Improve handling of many concurrent new TCP forwarded connections, should now
  be able to handle as many as MAX_CHANNELS. Thanks to Eduardo Silva for reporting
  and investigating it.

- Make sure that exit messages from the client are printed, regression in 2013.57

- Use monotonic clock where available, timeouts won't be affected by system time
  changes

- Add -V for version


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