Updated: file-4.21-1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Jun 6 10:59:00 GMT 2007

I've updated the version of file to 4.21-1.

This version is an update to the official version 4.21.  This is mainly
a security bugfix release, fixing a buffer underflow vulnerability. See


The Cygwin version is build from the vanilla sources, plus an additional
patch for a problem found by the AMaVis team.  The patch to the magic
file as described in paragraph 4. "Additional information" from


has been applied to this Cygwin release.

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.


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