Monday, February 19, 2024

GNU Gatekeeper 5.12 released

 GNU Gatekeeper version 5.12 has been released.


This is a bug fix release with a few new features added.

Another important bug in the handling of the ExternalIP switch has been fixed as well as Y2K38 issues.

This release also adds features:

  • support for Oracle databases
  • easier cloud deployment with IP detection with STUN
  • better load scaling by mixing proxied with direct mode endpoints in a single gatekeeper
  • Windows 64bit executables with VS2022

Full list of changes:
  • enable more runtime hardening flags from OpenSSF recommendation 11/2023
  • fix bug with H.245 address when using ExternalIP= switch without H.460.18/.19
  • auto-detect public IP with ExternalIP=STUN and
  • compiler support for VS2022
  • new database driver for Oracle and new timestamp format 'Oracle'
  • new switch [EP::xxx] ForceDirectMode=1 to handle all calls from this endpoint in direct mode
  • BUGFIX(RasSrv.cxx, gkauth.cxx) make sure time_t is handled unsigned to avoid Y2K38 issue
  • BUGFIX(ProxyChannel.cxx) check for too small packets when acting as encryption proxy