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Add news item for _winreg fix (SF bug 851056).

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+- The _winreg module could segfault when reading very large registry
+  values, due to unchecked alloca() calls (SF bug 851056).  The fix is
+  uses either PyMem_Malloc(n) or PyString_FromStringAndSize(NULL, n),
+  as appropriate, followed by a size check.
+
 - The _ssl extension module was built using openssl-0.9.7b.
 
 - The Windows installer includes documentation in HTMLHelp format