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Author Topic: 090314 curl-7.17.0 [VL 5.9]  (Read 584 times)
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« on: March 14, 2009, 07:00:20 pm »

rbistolfi has packaged an updated version of curl for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1.  This package is a security patch to close a vulnerability which could allow a file to be redirected in an inappropriate way.  Security conscious users may wish to upgrade immediately.  This package will be moved to patches as soon as we have had adequate user testing.

Package:  curl-7.17.0-i586-2vl59.tlz 
MD5:  2d1671dee783ff5997a9c274e50cbde8
Package Size:   485K
Installed Size: 1260K


curl: curl (command line URL data transfer tool)
curl: Curl is a command line tool for transferring data specified with URL
curl: syntax.  The command is designed to work without user interaction or
curl: any kind of interactivity.   Curl offers a busload of useful tricks
curl: like proxy support, user authentication, ftp upload, HTTP post,  SSL
curl: (https:) connections, cookies, file transfer resume and more.
curl: libcurl is a library that Curl uses to do its job. It is readily
curl: available to be used by your software, too.

After testing this package please visit this thread again and let us know how it works for you.
« Last Edit: March 14, 2009, 07:03:42 pm by caitlyn » Logged

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