[tor-announce] Tor 0.2.8.10 is released
nickm at torproject.org
Fri Dec 2 16:17:32 UTC 2016
Hi, all! There is a new stable release of the Tor source code, with
fixes for a couple of annoying bugs.
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You can download the source from the usual place on the website.
Packages should be up in a few days. This should appear in a stable
TorBrowser release around December 14.
(There is also a concurrent release of Tor 0.2.9.6-rc; for alpha
announcements, please see tor-talk@ or the blog.)
Changes in version 0.2.8.10 - 2016-12-02
Tor 0.2.8.10 backports a fix for a bug that would sometimes make clients
unusable after they left standby mode. It also backports fixes for
a few portability issues and a small but problematic memory leak.
o Major bugfixes (client reliability, backport from 0.2.9.5-alpha):
- When Tor leaves standby because of a new application request, open
circuits as needed to serve that request. Previously, we would
potentially wait a very long time. Fixes part of bug 19969; bugfix
o Major bugfixes (client performance, backport from 0.2.9.5-alpha):
- Clients now respond to new application stream requests immediately
when they arrive, rather than waiting up to one second before
starting to handle them. Fixes part of bug 19969; bugfix
o Minor bugfixes (portability, backport from 0.2.9.6-rc):
- Work around a bug in the OSX 10.12 SDK that would prevent us from
successfully targeting earlier versions of OSX. Resolves
o Minor bugfixes (portability, backport from 0.2.9.5-alpha):
- Fix implicit conversion warnings under OpenSSL 1.1. Fixes bug
20551; bugfix on 0.2.1.1-alpha.
o Minor bugfixes (relay, backport from 0.2.9.5-alpha):
- Work around a memory leak in OpenSSL 1.1 when encoding public
keys. Fixes bug 20553; bugfix on 0.0.2pre8.
o Minor features (geoip):
- Update geoip and geoip6 to the November 3 2016 Maxmind GeoLite2
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