[stunnel-announce] stunnel 4.53 released

Michal Trojnara Michal.Trojnara at mirt.net
Mon Mar 19 23:24:52 CET 2012

Dear Users,

I have released version 4.53 of stunnel.  This is major a bugfix  
release.  Upgrade is highly recommended.

The ChangeLog entry:

Version 4.53, 2012.03.19, urgency: MEDIUM:
* New features
   - Added client-mode "sni" option to directly control the value of
     TLS Server Name Indication (RFC 3546) extension.
   - Added support for IP_FREEBIND socket option with a pached Linux  
   - Glibc-specific dynamic allocation tuning was applied to help  
unused memory
   - Non-blocking OCSP implementation.
* Bugfixes
   - Compilation fixes for old versions of OpenSSL (tested against  
   - Usage of uninitialized variables fixed in exec+connect services.
   - Occasional logging subsystem crash with exec+connect services.
   - OpenBSD compilation fix (thx to Michele Orru').
   - Session id context initialized with session name rather than a  
   - Fixed handling of a rare inetd mode use case, where either stdin  
or stdout
     is a socket, but not both of them at the same time.
   - Fixed missing OPENSSL_Applink http://www.openssl.org/support/faq.html#PROG2
   - Fixed crash on termination with FORK threading model.
   - Fixed dead canary after configuration reload with open connections.
   - Fixed missing file descriptors passed to local mode processes.
   - Fixed required jmp_buf alignment on Itanium platform.
   - Removed creating /dev/zero in the chroot jail on Solaris platform.
   - Fixed detection of WSAECONNREFUSED Winsock error.
   - Missing Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest added to Windows installer.

Home page: http://www.stunnel.org/
Download: ftp://ftp.stunnel.org/stunnel/

SHA-256 hash for stunnel-4.53.tar.gz:

Best regards,
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