Curl 7.49.1 released with Bugfixes

Curl is a tool to transfer data from a server or to server, using one of the supported protocols (DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET and TFTP). The command is designed to work without user interaction. Also curl support proxy support, user authentication, FTP upload, HTTP post, SSL connections, cookies, file transfer resume, Metalink, and more. curl is powered by libcurl for all transfer-related features. The most recent stable version is Curl 7.49.1 released on May 30, 2016.

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Changes/Bugfixes on Curl 7.49.1

  • Windows: prevent DLL hijacking, CVE-2016-4802
  • dist: include manpage-scan.pl, nroff-scan.pl and CHECKSRC.md
  • schannel: fix compile break with MSVC XP toolset
  • curlbuild.h.dist: check __LP64__ as well to fix MIPS build
  • dist: include curl_multi_socket_all.3
  • http2: use HTTP/2 in the HTTP/1.1-alike response
  • openssl: ERR_remove_thread_state() is deprecated in latest 1.1.0
  • CURLOPT_CONNECT_TO.3: user must not free the list prematurely
  • libcurl.m4: Avoid obsolete warning
  • winbuild/Makefile.vc: Fix check on SSL, MBEDTLS, WINSSL exclusivity
  • curl_multibyte: fix compiler error
  • openssl: cleanup must free compression methods (memory leak)
  • mbedtls: fix includes so snprintf() works
  • checksrc.pl: Added variants of strcat() & strncat() to banned function list
  • contributors.sh: better grep pattern and show GitHub username
  • ssh: fix build for libssh2 before 1.2.6
  • curl_share_setopt.3: Add min ver needed for ssl session lock
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