AVG detects malware in python2&3 setuptools gui.exe and gui-32.exe

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Sun Aug 10 18:35:00 GMT 2014


Greetings, Doug Henderson!

> Hi cygwin python maintainers and users,

> AVG Free detects malware in the gui.exe and gui-32.exe files which
> are part of the cygwin 64-bit versions of the python2 and python3
> setuptools package.

The report indicate the "corrupted executable file". That's not a "virus"
detection per se.


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WBR,
Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 10.08.2014, <22:24>

Sorry for my terrible english...


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