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GNU Screen v.4.9.1

Item posted by Alexander Naumov <anaumov> on Thu 17 Aug 2023 02:24:10 PM UTC.

I'm announcing availability of GNU Screen v.4.9.1

Screen is a full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical terminal between several processes, typically interactive shells.

This release:

- Avoid zombies after shell exit
- Missed signal sending permission check on failed query messages (CVE-2023-24626)
- manpage fixes
- source code fixes during cleanup
- UTF-8 encoding can emit invalid UTF-8 sequences for out of range unicode values

For full list of changes see

Release is available for download at:
or your closest mirror (may have some delay)

Please report any bugs or regressions.
Thanks to everyone who contributed to this release.


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