PuTTY bug win-handle-double-free

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summary: Crashes on Windows with serial backend
class: bug: This is clearly an actual problem we want fixed.
difficulty: fun: Just needs tuits, and not many of them.
priority: high: This should be fixed in the next release.
absent-in: 0.58
present-in: 0.59
fixed-in: r7168 b3a5cdc5fbab8884755690286211fa6b3425d9d3 2007-01-27 (0.60)

PuTTY (and PuTTYtel) frequently crash when using the serial port backend. This is caused by a double free in the depths of the Windows handle code, so it should also affect the use of proxy commands on Windows. It's fixed in 0.60.

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2016-12-27 11:40:21 +0000)