[SECURITY] please withdraw screen 4.5.0 from the Cygwin archives

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Jan 25 14:09:00 GMT 2017

On Jan 25 08:21, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> Can someone please remove screen 4.5.0-1 from the archive?
> screen 4.5.0 has at least one serious security problem [1], and maybe some other
> bugs too. I doubt Cygwin is affected, since screen doesn't rely on root
> privileges there. But 4.5.0 is only a minor update and a fix isn't going to be
> available until next month, so I think I want to withdraw this release.



Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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