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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 tricks.

To install cURL, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install curl --version

To upgrade cURL, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade curl --version


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Software Author(s)

  • cURL Contributors
  • Dirk Paehl


Release Notes

This release includes the following security fixes:

o curl was vulnerable to a data injection attack for certain protocols
o curl was vulnerable to a SSL CBC IV vulnerability when built to use OpenSSL

This release includes the following changes:

o CURLOPTQUOTE: SFTP supports the '*'-prefix now [24]
DNSSERVERS: set name servers if possible [23]
o Add support for using nettle instead of gcrypt as gnutls backend [22]
INTERFACE: avoid resolving interfaces names with magic prefixes [21]
o configure: add symbols versioning option --enable-versioned-symbols [31]

This release includes the following bugfixes:

o SSL session share: move the age counter to the share object [1]
o -J -O: use -O name if no Content-Disposition header comes! [2]
o protocolconnect: show verbose connect and set connect time [3]
o query-part: ignore the URI part for given protocols [4]
o gnutls: only translate winsock errors for old versions [5]
o POP3: fix end of body detection [6]
o POP3: detect when LIST returns no mails
o TELNET: improved treatment of options [7]
o configure: add support for pkg-config detection of libidn [8]
o CyaSSL 2.0+ library initialization adjustment [9]
o multi interface: only use non-NULL socker function pointer
o call opensocket callback properly for active FTP
o don't call close socket callback for sockets created with accept() [10]
o differentiate better between host/proxy errors [11]
SSHHOSTPUBLICKEYMD5 and --hostpubmd5 [12]
o multi: handle timeouts on DNS servers by checking for new sockets [13]
o CURLOPTDNSSERVERS: fix return code
o POP3: fixed escaped dot not being stripped out [14]
o OpenSSL: check for the SSLv2 function in configure [15]
o MakefileBuild: fix the static build [16]
o createconn: don't switch to HTTP protocol if tunneling is enabled [17]
o multi interface: fix block when CONNECT
ONLY option is used [18]
o Fix connection reuse for TLS upgraded connections [19]
o multiple file upload with -F and custom type [20]
o multi interface: active FTP connections are no longer blocking [25]
o Android build fix [26]
o timer: restore PRETRANSFER timing [27]
o libcurl.m4: Fix quoting arguments of ACLANGPROGRAM [28]
o appconnect time fixed for non-blocking connect ssl backends [29]
o do not include SSL handshake into time spent waiting for 100-continue [32]
o handle dns cache case insensitive
o use new host name casing for subsequent HTTP requests [33]
o CURLOPTRESOLVE: avoid adding already present host names
o SFTP mkdir: use correct permission [34]
o resolve: don't leak pre-populated dns entries [35]
o --retry: Retry transfers on timeout and DNS errors
o negotiate with SSPI backend: use the correct buffer for input [36]
o SFTP dir: increase buffer size counter to avoid cut off file names [37]
o TFTP: fix resending (again) [38]
o c-ares: don't include getaddrinfo-using code [39]
PARTIALFILE will not close the control channel [40]
o win32-threaded-resolver: stop using a dummy socket
o OpenSSL: remove reference to openssl internal struct [41]
o OpenSSL: SSL
o OpenSSL: fix PKCS#12 certificate parsing related memory leak
o OpenLDAP: fix LDAP connection phase memory leak [42]
o Telnet: Use correct file descriptor for telnet upload
o Telnet: Remove bogus optimisation of telnet upload
o URL parse: user name with ipv6 numerical address
o polarssl: show cipher suite name correctly with 1.1.0
o polarssl: havege
rand is not present in version 1.1.0 WARNING, we still
use the old API which is said to be insecure. See
o gnutls: enforced use of SSLv3 [43]

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
cURL 7.65.0 16959 Friday, May 24, 2019 approved
cURL 7.64.1 57293 Thursday, March 28, 2019 approved
cURL 7.64.0 39098 Thursday, February 7, 2019 approved
cURL 7.63.0 39456 Thursday, December 13, 2018 approved
cURL 7.62.0 36629 Wednesday, October 31, 2018 approved
cURL 7.61.1 56292 Wednesday, September 5, 2018 approved
cURL 7.61.0 68716 Wednesday, July 11, 2018 approved
cURL 7.60.0 50821 Thursday, May 17, 2018 approved
cURL 12801 Monday, May 7, 2018 approved
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