- Previously, for SSL connections, a connection was considered successful if the certificate subject matched the host name even if a non-matching user-specified host certificate subject was provided. Consequently, a remote-viewer client could connect to the remote host even if the certificate subject did not match. With this update, the certificate subject check has a priority over the host name check, and connections now fail if user-specified certificate subject does not match.
- Prior to this update, protocol version fallback was broken. As a consequence, the user could not connect to spice guests on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 servers. The protocol fallback has been fixed, and the user is again able to connect to spice guests on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 servers.
- Previously, the virt-viewer utility was unable to handle large copy and paste operations; if a very large amount of text was copied, the mingw-virt-viewer utility displayed a failure to allocate memory for extensive data. This bug has been fixed, and up to 100 MB of data can now be copied and pasted.
- When migrating a VM with a client connected via mime connection file and Secure Socket Layer (SSL), the migration fell back to a non-seamless operation, because the Certification Authority (CA) was not correctly copied from memory. With this update, the CA is now correctly copied on the destination session, and the seamless migration can now be realized.
- When migrating a guest repeatedly while connected to the guest with an i686 client, the client could terminate unexpectedly with a segmentation fault. The underlying source code has been patched, and the client no longer crashes during migration.
- Previously, the virt-viewer utility was taking invalid screenshots on secondary displays. The screenshot memory region for secondary displays has been fixed, and virt-viewer now creates correct screenshots.
- Virt-viewer and remote-viewer utilities always scaled displays, but also allowed the user to disable display resizing, changing the resolution on the guest to match the display window size. Consequently, users could become confused as they expected different behavior. The ability for the user to disable resizing thus has been removed.
- Previously, various clipboard managers operating on the client or on the guest occasionally lost synchronization, which resulted in clipboard data loss and the SPICE console freezing. Now, the spice-gtk utility has been patched so that clipboard synchronization no longer freezes the SPICE console.
- The spice-gtk utility advertises TLS 1.0 as its maximum supported TLS version. With this update, spice-gtk supports more recent TLS version provided by the openssl utility.