Fedora 16 Update: libssh2-1.2.7-4.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-4063
2012-03-17 23:00:26
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Name        : libssh2
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 1.2.7
Release     : 4.fc16
URL         : http://www.libssh2.org
Summary     : A library implementing the SSH2 protocol
Description :
libssh2 is a library implementing the SSH2 protocol as defined by
Internet Drafts: SECSH-TRANS(22), SECSH-USERAUTH(25),
SECSH-CONNECTION(23), SECSH-ARCH(20), SECSH-FILEXFER(06)*,
SECSH-DHGEX(04), and SECSH-NUMBERS(10).

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Update Information:

This update addresses connection drops when sending very large amounts of data (typically over 64 GB) due to broken key exchange when the connection is busy (#804155).

It also contains a fix to avoid a crash of curl when downloading large files using SFTP (#802382).
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Mar 16 2012 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> 1.2.7-4
- fix libssh2 failing key re-exchange when write channel is saturated (#804155)
* Mon Mar 12 2012 Kamil Dudka <kdudka at redhat.com> 1.2.7-3
- avoid a crash of curl when downloading large files using SFTP (#802382)
* Sat Jun 25 2011 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> 1.2.7-2
- sshd/loopback test fails in the sparc buildsystem
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #804155 - libssh2 fails key re-exchange when write channel is saturated
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=804155
  [ 2 ] Bug #802382 - libssh2 causes curl to crash when downloading large files (>2G) using sftp
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=802382
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libssh2' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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