[Botan-announce] 1.8.1 fixes PKCS #8 memory leak, Valgrind warning, botan-config bug
lloyd at randombit.net
Tue Jan 20 02:26:33 EST 2009
I've released Botan 1.8.1 with a few bug fixes:
- PKCS8::load_key and PKCS8::encrypt_key both had memory leaks in
1.8.0. I would highly recommend updating to 1.8.1 if your
application uses PKCS #8 keys.
- On 32-bit Linux systems (and perhaps elsewhere), Valgrind would warn
that uninitialized memory was read, and unfortunately this would
taint the PRNG internal state, which would then cause all PRNG
outputs to also be considered tainted by Valgrind. This made
Valgrind's warnings pretty useless on such systems.
- botan-config --libs produced junk on systems where the echo command
did not support the -n option, like OS X and Solaris.
Download links are at http://botan.randombit.net/download.html
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