HEADSUP: OpenSSH 6.7 drops tcpwrapper support

D. Boland daniel@boland.nl
Tue Aug 19 18:23:00 GMT 2014

Hi Corinna,

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Just a HEADSUP to all of you actively using the tcp_wrappers/libwrap
> functionality in sshd:
> Starting with the next OpenSSH version 6.7, which will be released soon,
> upstream removed support for tcp_wrappers/libwrap from the sources.
> While that's bad from a compatibility point of view, the upstream
> developers are adamant about this change for security reasons.

Can you point me to any documentation about this?


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