libssh 0.5.5

This is another bugfix release of libssh version 0.5.

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You can download libssh 0.5.5 here. For Windows binaries we suggest to use the MSVC or MinGW binaries from the KDE Windows project here. Packages for Fedora and for openSUSE are available here.


  • BUG 103: Fix ProxyCommand parsing.
  • Fix setting -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2.
  • Fix pollset error return if emtpy.
  • Fix NULL pointer checks in channel functions.
  • Several bugfixes.