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Author Topic: 090314 curl-7.16.2 [VL 6.0]  (Read 653 times)


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090314 curl-7.16.2 [VL 6.0]
« on: March 13, 2009, 10:41:47 pm »

rbistolfi has packaged an updated version of curl for VL 6.0.  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-7.16.2-i486-2_slack12.1.tlz
MD5:  82d4dd9781ce946adf83393f02675210
Package Size:   549K
Installed Size:  1600K


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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 stop back here and let us know how it works for you.
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