libssh 0.7.2

We are happy to provide libssh 0.7.2 with several bugfixes. The most import fixed issue is a sftp bug with large files.

Thanks to all contributors!

If you are new to libssh you should read our tutorial how to get started. Please join our mailing list or visit our irc channel if you have questions.

You can download libssh 0.7.2 here. For Windows we also provide a zip file and an installer built on Windows 8.1.


  • Fixed OpenSSL detection on Windows
  • Fixed return status for ssh_userauth_agent()
  • Fixed KEX to prefer hmac-sha2-256
  • Fixed sftp packet handling
  • Fixed return values of ssh_key_is_(public|private)
  • Fixed bug in global success reply