Damien Miller | 22 Apr 02:53 2012

Announce: OpenSSH 6.0 released


OpenSSH 6.0 has just been released. It will be available from the
mirrors listed at http://www.openssh.com/ shortly.

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

Once again, we would like to thank the OpenSSH community for their
continued support of the project, especially those who contributed
code or patches, reported bugs, tested snapshots or donated to the
project. More information on donations may be found at:
http://www.openssh.com/donations.html

Changes since OpenSSH 5.9
=========================

This is primarily a bugfix release.

Features:

 * 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 <at> host"
   to request the cancellation of the specified forwardings
 * support cancellation of local/dynamic forwardings from ~C commandline

Bugfixes:
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Bob Beck | 1 May 16:46 2012
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OpenBSD 5.1 released May 1, 2012


- OpenBSD 5.1 RELEASED -------------------------------------------------

May 1, 2012.

We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 5.1.
This is our 31st release on CD-ROM (and 31th via FTP).  We remain
proud of OpenBSD's record of more than ten years with only two remote
holes in the default install.

As in our previous releases, 5.1 provides significant improvements,
including new features, in nearly all areas of the system:

 - Improved hardware support, including:
   o umsm(4) supports additional mobile broadband devices.
   o Non-GigE ale(4) devices can now establish link to a GigE link partner.
   o Support for Intel 82580 has been added to em(4).
   o Support for MegaRAID 9240 has been added to mfi(4).
   o Support for Nuvoton NCT6776F has been added to lm(4).
   o Support for Centrino Advanced-N 6205 has been added to iwn(4).
   o Support for SiS 1182/1183 SATA has been added to pciide(4).
   o Support for Synaptics touch pads through the synaptics(4) X.Org
     input driver is now enabled by default.
   o Support for Intel Sandy Bridge integrated graphics cards has been
     added to the intel(4) X.Org driver.
   o Assembler implementation of the AES-GCM mode for new Intel and
     future AMD CPUs has been added.
   o usb(4) probes bus after resume, improves functionality for some laptops. 

 - Generic network stack improvements:
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