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5.88. gnome-keyring

Updated gnome-keyring packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The gnome-keyring session daemon manages passwords and other types of secrets for the user, storing them encrypted with a main password. Applications can use the gnome-keyring library to integrate with the key ring.

Bug Fix

BZ#860644
Due to a bug in the thread-locking mechanism, the gnome-keyring daemon could sporadically become unresponsive while reading data. This update fixes the thread-locking mechanism and no more deadlocks occur in gnome-keyring in the described scenario.
All gnome-keyring users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix this bug.
Updated gnome-keyring packages that fix two bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The gnome-keyring session daemon manages passwords and other types of secrets for the user, storing them encrypted with a main password. Applications can use the gnome-keyring library to integrate with the keyring.

Bug Fixes

BZ#708919, BZ#745695
Previously, the mechanism for locking threads was missing. Due to this, gnome-keyring could have, under certain circumstances, terminated unexpectedly on multiple key requests from the integrated ssh-agent. With this update, the missing mechanism has been integrated into gnome-keyring so that gnome-keyring now works as expected.
All users of gnome-keyring are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs.