cURL 7.50.3 released with cmake and openssl fix

cURL 7.50.3 had just been release recently with a further bug fixes. As we already know cURL is an open source and freely distributed software project, a command-line utility that help you easily transfer any type of data using a URL syntax. It supports a wide-range or file transfer protocols and can be integrated into various applications.

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cURL 7.50.3 changelog

 

  • CVE-2016-7167: escape and unescape integer overflows
  • mk-ca-bundle.pl: use SHA256 instead of SHA1
  • checksrc: detect strtok() use
  • errors: new alias CURLE_WEIRD_SERVER_REPLY
  • http2: support > 64bit sized uploads
  • openssl: fix bad memory free (regression)
  • CMake: hide private library symbols
  • http: refuse to pass on response body when NO_NODY is set
  • cmake: fix curl-config –static-libs
  • mbedtls: switch off NTLM in build if md4 isn’t available
  • curl: –create-dirs on windows groks both forward and backward slashes

 

How to Install curl 7.50.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Yakkety Yak), 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), Ubuntu 15.04(Vivid Vervet), Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

wget http://curl.haxx.se/download/curl-7.50.3.tar.gz

tar -xvf curl-7.50.3.tar.gz

cd curl-7.50.3/

./configure

make

sudo make install
 
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