curl groks URLs
curl is a command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax,
supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP,
LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and
TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading,
HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication
(Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos...), file transfer resume, proxy
tunneling and a busload of other useful
Possibly more than 500 million users already, I'm sure you can use it as well!
curl is free and open software that compiles and
runs under a wide variety of operating systems. curl exists thanks to
efforts from many contributors.
The most recent stable version of curl is version 7.33.0, released
on 14th of October 2013. Currently, 105 of the listed archives are of the latest
Use the curl command
line tool or use libcurl from within your own programs.
|SECURITY ADVISORY: libcurl cert name check ignore
||November 15 2013|
libcurl is vulnerable to a case of missing out the checking of the
certificate CN or SAN name field when the digital signature verification is
Read the full Project cURL Security
Advisory for CVE-2013-4545.
|curl in Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9
||October 23 2013|
Apple released Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9 the other day and in that they ship
an updated curl
with some noteworthy changes. Graciously brought to us by Nick Zitzmann.