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GNU SASL 1.8.0 - new stable branch
     posted by jas, Mon 28 May 2012 08:01:05 PM UTC - 0 replies

GNU SASL is a modern C library that implement the standard network security protocol Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL). The framework itself and a couple of common SASL mechanisms are implemented. GNU SASL can be used by network ...


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GNU SASL 1.7.5 - release candidate of 1.8.0
     posted by jas, Tue 22 May 2012 12:46:10 PM UTC - 0 replies

GNU SASL is a modern C library that implement the standard network security protocol Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL). The framework itself and a couple of common SASL mechanisms are implemented. GNU SASL can be used by network ...


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GNU SASL 1.7.4 - release candidate of 1.8.0
     posted by jas, Wed 16 May 2012 07:44:21 AM UTC - 0 replies

GNU SASL is a modern C library that implement the standard network security protocol Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL). The framework itself and a couple of common SASL mechanisms are implemented. GNU SASL can be used by network ...


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GNU SASL 1.6.1
     posted by jas, Tue 03 May 2011 06:51:31 PM UTC - 0 replies

GNU SASL an implementation of the Simple Authentication and security Layer, which is a framework that allows application protocols, such as SMTP or IMAP, to add authentication support.

The announcement is here:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gsasl/2011-05/msg00001.html

In brief:

  • Add a Libs.Private to libgsasl.pc.
  • Use newer gettext files.
  • Doc fixes.
GNU SASL 1.6.0
     posted by jas, Thu 16 Dec 2010 05:51:15 PM UTC - 0 replies

GNU SASL an implementation of the Simple Authentication and security Layer, which is a framework that allows application protocols, such as SMTP or IMAP, to add authentication support.

The announcement is here:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gsasl/2010-12/msg00001.html

In brief:

  • SCRAM-SHA-1-PLUS with channel bindings is now implemented.
  • GS2-KRB5 is now implemented.
  • MIT Kerberos for Windows support.
  • Documentation improvements, bug fixes, i18n updates, gnulib changes.
GNU SASL 1.5.0 - experimental release
     posted by jas, Tue 30 Mar 2010 10:47:23 PM UTC - 0 replies

The announcement is here:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gsasl/2010-03/msg00014.html

In brief:

  • GS2-KRB5: New mechanism GS2 with support for Kerberos V5.
  • gsasl: Fix crash when getaddrinfo does not get a canonical name.
  • gsasl: Improve error message when server rejects authentication.
  • tests: Self checks are improved.
  • DIGEST-MD5: The server code now returns GSASL_OK after the final token.
  • New error codes for GSS-API library errors (used by GS2).
GNU SASL 1.4.4
     posted by jas, Fri 26 Mar 2010 12:08:29 AM UTC - 0 replies

The announcement is here:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gsasl/2010-03/msg00011.html

In brief:

    • SCRAM: Don't read out of bounds when parsing tokens.
    • SCRAM: Fix build error on platforms without strnlen.
GNU SASL 1.4.2
     posted by jas, Tue 16 Mar 2010 08:10:08 AM UTC - 0 replies

The announcement is here:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gsasl/2010-03/msg00000.html

In brief:

  • SCRAM: Encode and decode username/authzid properly.
  • Fix typo in error message for GSASL_GSSAPI_ACCEPT_SEC_CONTEXT_ERROR.
  • i18n: Updated translations.
GNU SASL 1.4.1
     posted by jas, Tue 16 Feb 2010 04:00:32 PM UTC - 0 replies

The announcement is here:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gsasl/2010-02/msg00004.html

  • gsasl: Improve application data throughput.
  • Improve MinGW builds.
  • i18n: Updated German translation.

Here are the compressed sources of the entire package:

ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gsasl/gsasl-1.4.1.tar.gz (3.9MB)
ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gsasl/gsasl-1.4.1.tar.gz.sig (PGP)

GNU SASL 1.4
     posted by jas, Tue 17 Nov 2009 11:20:08 PM UTC - 0 replies

The announcement is here:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gsasl/2009-11/msg00006.html


Older News Approved
GNU SASL 1.3 posted by jas, Mon 12 Oct 2009 03:55:01 PM UTC - 0 replies
GNU SASL 1.1 posted by jas, Wed 25 Mar 2009 03:30:59 PM UTC - 0 replies
GNU SASL 0.2.29 posted by jas, Tue 21 Oct 2008 06:21:37 PM UTC - 0 replies
GNU SASL moved to Savannah posted by jas, Mon 20 Jan 2003 10:02:24 PM UTC - 0 replies
GNU SASL moving to savannah posted by jas, Thu 26 Dec 2002 07:28:42 PM UTC - 0 replies
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