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Changes in binwalk 0.5.0

Version 0.5.0
  • Version 0.5.0 released, which adds the --extract option and extends --dd, allowing auto extraction and auto decompression of extracted files. Improved signatures and scan speed.
  • Version 0.4.5 includes bug fixes and adds the ability to auto-extract files identified by Binwalk.
  • Binwalk has been added to the Ubuntu repositories (thanks Leo Costela!).
  • Version 0.4.4 includes minor OSX bug fixes and the addition of new/improved signatures.
  • Version 0.4.2 includes significant speed improvements over previous versions, as well as the addition of some new search options (--grep and --raw-bytes).
  • Version 0.4.0 released. Added support for Linux block devices and building against libmagic rather than the included file utility code. Fixed minor bugs and updated/added signatures.
  • Version 0.3.9 released. Added build options to disable update features (thus disabling the zlib and libcurl requirements). Added long options. Fixed minor bugs and updated/added signatures.
  • Version 0.3.8 released. Added support for opcode scanning for identification of executable code. Bug fixes and new signatures added.
  • Version 0.3.7 released. Added Mac OSX support; code no longer relies on the libmagic library. Bug fixes and new file system signatures added.
  • Version 0.3.6 released. Added ability to specify multiple target files on the command line; added default filters (includes 'gzip' and 'lzma', excludes 'invalid' results); added ability to disable default filters; added improved LZMA signatures.
  • Version 0.3.5 released to address build bug and LZMA signature bug.
  • Version 0.3.4 released. Added -u option to update magic file definitions to the latest SVN check in; added -s option to disable 'smart' matching. Added signatures for several new file systems and firmware headers. Improved LZMA signatures.
  • Version 0.3.3 released. Now includes 'bincast' feature, which displays raw data as various data types (longs, shorts, dates, etc).
  • Version 0.3.2 released. Bug fixes in -i and -y options; bug fixes in build scripts; new magic signatures; improved gzip signature.
  • Version 0.3.1 just released. Bug fixes and new signatures.
  • Version 0.3.0 is out, with new features, new options, more signatures, and improved searching that helps prevent false positive matches.
  • Version 0.2.1 has been released! This release features minor bug fixes and man more default file signatures.
  • Version 0.2 has been released! This release features significant speed improvements - many orders of magnitude faster than previous versions - and updates to the binwalk magic file.
Version 4.0.5
  • Version 0.4.5 includes bug fixes and adds the ability to auto-extract files identified by Binwalk.
  • Binwalk has been added to the Ubuntu repositories (thanks Leo Costela!).
  • Version 0.4.4 includes minor OSX bug fixes and the addition of new/improved signatures.
  • Version 0.4.2 includes significant speed improvements over previous versions, as well as the addition of some new search options (--grep and --raw-bytes).
  • Version 0.4.0 released. Added support for Linux block devices and building against libmagic rather than the included file utility code. Fixed minor bugs and updated/added signatures.
  • Version 0.3.9 released. Added build options to disable update features (thus disabling the zlib and libcurl requirements). Added long options. Fixed minor bugs and updated/added signatures.
  • Version 0.3.8 released. Added support for opcode scanning for identification of executable code. Bug fixes and new signatures added.
  • Version 0.3.7 released. Added Mac OSX support; code no longer relies on the libmagic library. Bug fixes and new file system signatures added.
  • Version 0.3.6 released. Added ability to specify multiple target files on the command line; added default filters (includes 'gzip' and 'lzma', excludes 'invalid' results); added ability to disable default filters; added improved LZMA signatures.
  • Version 0.3.5 released to address build bug and LZMA signature bug.
  • Version 0.3.4 released. Added -u option to update magic file definitions to the latest SVN check in; added -s option to disable 'smart' matching. Added signatures for several new file systems and firmware headers. Improved LZMA signatures.
  • Version 0.3.3 released. Now includes 'bincast' feature, which displays raw data as various data types (longs, shorts, dates, etc).
  • Version 0.3.2 released. Bug fixes in -i and -y options; bug fixes in build scripts; new magic signatures; improved gzip signature.
  • Version 0.3.1 just released. Bug fixes and new signatures.
  • Version 0.3.0 is out, with new features, new options, more signatures, and improved searching that helps prevent false positive matches.
  • Version 0.2.1 has been released! This release features minor bug fixes and man more default file signatures.
  • Version 0.2 has been released! This release features significant speed improvements - many orders of magnitude faster than previous versions - and updates to the binwalk magic file.