Add HMAC-SHA2 KEX support for RHEL/CentOS 6 in FIPS mode

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RHEL and CentOS 6 currently default to HMAC-SHA1 only.

From RHEL6.5 Release notes (https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/6/html/6.5_release_notes/bh-chap-security):
OpenSSH Support of HMAC-SHA2 Algorithm
In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5, the SHA-2 cryptographic hash function can now be used in producing a hash message authentication code (MAC), which enables data integrity and verification in OpenSSH.

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Trevor Vaughan
January 20, 2020, 4:16 PM

Sunsetting CentOS 6

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