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LibreSSL 3.6.1 released

Contributed by rueda on from the not-to-be-confused-with-any-other-xSSL-releases dept.

Brent Cook (bcook@) has announced the release of LibreSSL verion 3.6.1:

We have released LibreSSL 3.6.1, which will be arriving in the
LibreSSL directory of your local OpenBSD mirror soon. This is the first
stable portable LibreSSL release from the OpenBSD 7.2 branch.

It includes the following fixes from LibreSSL 3.6.0:

 - Custom verification callbacks could cause the X.509 verifier to
   fail to store errors resulting from leaf certificate verification.
     Reported by Ilya Shipitsin.
 - Unbreak ASN.1 indefinite length encoding.
     Reported by Niklas Hallqvist.
 - Fix endian detection on macOS
     Reported by jiegec on Github

For the changes from LibreSSL 3.5.x, see the 3.6.0 release notes here:

The LibreSSL project continues improvement of the codebase to reflect modern,
safe programming practices. We welcome feedback and improvements from the
broader community. Thanks to all of the contributors who helped make this
release possible.

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