Release Notes: Portability fixes were made for Mac OS X, Unixware, IRIX, Linux, and other platforms. Timeout support during connection initiation was improved. An overly long input line is now prevented from causing a core dump. The checks that ensure an mget filename isn't outside the local current working directory were improved.
Release Notes: This version prevents the mget of (remote) filenames that are not in (or below) the current local directory. It improves reliability and standards conformance of HTTP transfers, and the reliability of connection setup. There were various other bugfixes.