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Downloads of v 11.1.2:


Last Update:

10 Jul 2024

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • National Security Agency


reverse engineering infosec security cybersecurity


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11.1.2 | Updated: 10 Jul 2024



Downloads of v 11.1.2:



Software Author(s):

  • National Security Agency

Ghidra 11.1.2

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall Ghidra, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade ghidra -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade ghidra -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install ghidra
    name: ghidra
    version: '11.1.2'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'ghidra' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '11.1.2'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller ghidra
    Name     = "ghidra"
    Version  = "11.1.2"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'ghidra':
  ensure   => '11.1.2',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 10 Jul 2024.


Ghidra is a software reverse engineering (SRE) framework created and maintained by the National Security Agency Research Directorate. This framework includes a suite of full-featured, high-end software analysis tools that enable users to analyze compiled code on a variety of platforms including Windows, macOS, and Linux. Capabilities include disassembly, assembly, decompilation, graphing, and scripting, along with hundreds of other features. Ghidra supports a wide variety of processor instruction sets and executable formats and can be run in both user-interactive and automated modes. Users may also develop their own Ghidra plug-in components and/or scripts using Java or Python.

In support of NSA's Cybersecurity mission, Ghidra was built to solve scaling and teaming problems on complex SRE efforts, and to provide a customizable and extensible SRE research platform. NSA has applied Ghidra SRE capabilities to a variety of problems that involve analyzing malicious code and generating deep insights for SRE analysts who seek a better understanding of potential vulnerabilities in networks and systems.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage `
    -PackageName $env:ChocolateyPackageName `
    -Url64bit 'https://github.com/NationalSecurityAgency/ghidra/releases/download/Ghidra_11.1.2_build/ghidra_11.1.2_PUBLIC_20240709.zip' `
    -Checksum64 '219ec130b901645779948feeb7cc86f131dd2da6c36284cf538c3a7f3d44b588' `
    -ChecksumType64 'sha256' `
    -UnzipLocation $toolsDir

$workdir = Get-ChildItem $toolsDir -Directory | Select -First 1 -Expand FullName
$target = Join-Path -Path $workdir -ChildPath 'ghidraRun.bat'
$icon = Join-Path -Path $workdir -ChildPath 'support/ghidra.ico'

$shortcutdir = @{$true='CommonPrograms';$false='Programs'}[($PSVersionTable.PSVersion -gt '')]
$shortcut = Join-Path ([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath($shortcutdir)) 'Ghidra.lnk'
Install-ChocolateyShortcut `
    -IconLocation $icon `
    -ShortcutFilePath $shortcut `
    -TargetPath $target

Get-ChildItem -Include '*.exe' -Path $workdir -Recurse `
    | %{ New-Item -Path "$_.ignore" -Type File | Out-Null }
$shortcutdir = @{$true='CommonPrograms';$false='Programs'}[($PSVersionTable.PSVersion -gt '')]
$shortcut = Join-Path ([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath($shortcutdir)) 'Ghidra.lnk'

Remove-Item -Path $shortcut -Force | Out-Null

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Ghidra 11.1.1 2595 Saturday, June 15, 2024 Approved
Ghidra 11.1.0 393 Saturday, June 8, 2024 Approved
Ghidra 11.0.3 10130 Thursday, April 11, 2024 Approved
Ghidra 11.0.2 629 Wednesday, March 27, 2024 Approved
Ghidra 11.0.1 10453 Wednesday, January 31, 2024 Approved
Ghidra 11.0 1059 Saturday, December 23, 2023 Approved
Ghidra 10.4 1491 Saturday, September 30, 2023 Approved
Ghidra 10.3.3 18649 Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Approved
Ghidra 10.3.2 7487 Wednesday, July 12, 2023 Approved
Ghidra 10.3.1 2458 Friday, June 16, 2023 Approved
Ghidra 10.3 3479 Thursday, May 11, 2023 Approved
Ghidra 10.2.3 10421 Thursday, February 9, 2023 Approved
Ghidra 10.2.2 2942 Wednesday, November 16, 2022 Approved
Ghidra 10.2.1 275 Saturday, November 12, 2022 Approved
Ghidra 10.2 580 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Approved
Ghidra 10.1.5 2992 Wednesday, July 27, 2022 Exempted
Ghidra 10.1.4 1935 Friday, May 20, 2022 Approved
Ghidra 10.1.3 1119 Friday, April 22, 2022 Approved
Ghidra 10.1.2 8468 Thursday, January 27, 2022 Approved
Ghidra 10.1.1 1106 Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Approved
Ghidra 10.1 626 Saturday, December 11, 2021 Exempted
Ghidra 10.1-BETA 83 Thursday, November 18, 2021 Approved
Ghidra 10.0.4 1823 Friday, October 1, 2021 Approved
Ghidra 10.0.3 882 Thursday, September 9, 2021 Approved
Ghidra 10.0.2 1032 Friday, August 6, 2021 Approved
Ghidra 10.0.1 751 Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Approved
Ghidra 10.0 791 Sunday, June 27, 2021 Approved
Ghidra 9.2.4 834 Saturday, May 29, 2021 Exempted
Ghidra 9.2.3 1303 Thursday, April 15, 2021 Approved
Ghidra 9.2.2 2222 Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Approved
Ghidra 9.2.1 749 Monday, December 21, 2020 Approved
Ghidra 9.2 275 Saturday, November 14, 2020 Approved
Ghidra 9.1.2 2008 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Approved
Ghidra 9.1.1 3500 Friday, January 3, 2020 Approved
Ghidra 449 Thursday, December 12, 2019 Approved
Ghidra 9.1.0 193 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Approved
Ghidra 9.0.4 1387 Friday, August 23, 2019 Approved
Ghidra 9.0.2 5593 Friday, April 12, 2019 Approved
Ghidra 9.0 2353 Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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