[ANNOUNCE] libXdmcp 1.1.2

Gene Heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Sat Mar 21 10:22:36 PDT 2015

On Saturday 21 March 2015 13:05:16 Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> libXdmcp is the X Display Manager Control Protocol library, used by
> both X servers and display managers to handle both ends of the XDMCP
> connection.
> This release has hardened handling of invalid arguments & allocation
> failures, adds support for using arc4random in key generation, and
> adds some unit tests to help developers prevent regressions in the
> future.

Alan: Can replace the deb package in wheezy, which is 1.1.1-1, with this 
without any excitement?  3.4-9AMD64 kernel running ATM.


> Alan Coopersmith (11):
>       Remove unused TLI ("STREAMSCONN") code from libXdmcp
>       Ensure ARRAY* structs are zero'ed out when allocation fails
>       Make XdmcpCopyARRAY8 call XdmcpAllocARRAY8 instead of
> replicating it Add unit tests for Array allocation functions
>       Ensure ARRAY* structs are zero'ed out when oversize values are
> passed Ensure ARRAYofARRAY8 pointers are initialized to NULL
>       Also reject requests to allocate negative sized amounts of
> memory configure: Drop AM_MAINTAINER_MODE
>       autogen.sh: Honor NOCONFIGURE=1
>       Add AC_USE_SYSTEM_EXTENSIONS to expose arc4random() interfaces
> in headers libXdmcp 1.1.2
> Matthieu Herrb (1):
>       Use arc4random when available to produce the XDM-AUTHENTICATION1
> key
> git tag: libXdmcp-1.1.2
> http://xorg.freedesktop.org/archive/individual/lib/libXdmcp-1.1.2.tar.
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> http://xorg.freedesktop.org/archive/individual/lib/libXdmcp-1.1.2.tar.
> http://xorg.freedesktop.org/archive/individual/lib/libXdmcp-1.1.2.tar.
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