Chilkat v9.5.0.97 Release Notes

Previous Version: https://cknotes.com/chilkat-v9-5-0-96-release-notes/ Chilkat v9.5.0.97 Release Notes SSH/SFTP/SshTunnel: Mitigated vulnerability to the Terrapin attack. See Chilkat v9.5.0.97 Mitigates Terrapin Attack Vulnerability CodeSign: Added the Chilkat.CodeSign class. This provides the ability (on Windows) to Authenticode sign DLLs and EXEs. It also provides the ability to validate Authenticode signed EXEs and DLLs, and to remove a signature. PDF: Added the AddEmbeddedFiles method. […]

Chilkat v9.5.0.97 Mitigates Vulnerability to the SSH Terrapin Attack

Chilkat v9.5.0.97 makes changes to mitigate the Terrapin attack problem. It does so by modifying the selection of the default algorithms in the following ways: chacha20-poly1305@openssh.com is no longer included by default. It can be re-added by specifying “+chacha20-poly1305@openssh.com” in the UncommonOptions property. We are going to keep the “-cbc” encryption modes because potentially too many servers would be affected […]

Solved: Perl undefined symbol: PL_stack_base at … DynaLoader.pm

Solution for Perl undefined symbol: PL_stack_base This problem was reported when trying to use Chilkat for the first time on a RHEL8 machine using chilkat-9.5.0-perl-5.26-x86_64-linux. Here’s the environment: # lsb_release -a LSB Version: :core-4.1-amd64:core-4.1-noarch Distributor ID: RedHatEnterprise Description: Red Hat Enterprise Linux release 8.9 (Ootpa) Release: 8.9 Codename: Ootpa # perl -v This is perl 5, version 26, subversion 3 […]

Solved: Mail Server Error “message body contains illegal bare CR LF characters”

A Chilkat user reported suddenly getting an error message from two receiving mail servers when sending mail generated by Chilkat. The message is:   message body contains illegal bare CR LF characters  Solution:  The cause has been found. The affected users are using AVG or Avast Antivirus and there is an optional signature text added after the outgoing email scan. If […]