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Release Name: 8.0.8
This is the eighth maintenance release of the openvas-libraries 8.0 module for the Open Vulnerability Assessment System 8 (OpenVAS-8). This release adds support for the 'timeout_retry' preference, addresses a number of memory leaks and similar errors and includes a number of smaller fixes and improvements. Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release: Hani Benhabiles, Christian Fischer, Matthew Mundell, Timo Pollmeier and Michael Wiegand.
Main changes compared to 8.0.7: * Support for the 'timeout_retry' preference has been added, which can be used to limit the number of retries after a connection to a socket has timed out. * A number of memory leaks have been fixed. * A bug which caused NASL arrays to be freed improperly causing memory corruption under certain circumstances has been fixed. * Compatibility with the LibSSH library has been improved. * IPv6 support has been improved. * Handling of unknown severity scores has been improved. * Documentation has been updated. * ECDSA public SSH keys are now handled correctly during export. * Support for the SHA256 HMAC algorithm has been added. * Support for SMBv2 signatures has been added. * Support for getting the key size of a certificate public key has been added. * Handling of attempts to connect to the redis KB has been improved. * SNMP MIB handling has been improved. * Handling of unknown escape sequences in NASL has been improved. * Handling of slave connection errors has been improved. * Network connection handling has been improved.