[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: inetutils-1.3.2-40

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Feb 25 15:21:00 GMT 2008

I've updated the version of inetutils to 1.3.2-40.

This is a security release.  Please update as soon as possible.

Changes related to the previous version 1.3.2-37:

- Fix a security problem in rshd which results in running user scripts
  under the SYSTEM account when inetd is sinstalled as service under
  the SYSTEM account on Windows 2003, Vista, 2008.

- Fix documentation in /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/inetutils-1.3.2.README
  to explain better how to install inetd as service.

- Remove logger.exe from the package since it collides with logger.exe
  from the util-linux package.


- When updating inetutils, take care that syslogd.exe, inetd.exe and
  subsequent processes don't run anymore.  Otherwise the update will


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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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