AVG scan found WIN-HEUR virus in cygwin install from aarnet ftp

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowitz@cygwin.com
Thu Mar 17 05:14:00 GMT 2016

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On 2016-03-16 18:44, Justin S. wrote:
>    AVG anti-virus reported it found a virus in a Cygwin install pulled from aarnet on 8 Jan 2014.
> "";"Virus found Win32/Heur, C:\Users\justin\Desktop\ftp%3a%2f%2fmirror.aarnet.edu.au%2fpub%2fsourceware%2fcygwin%2f\x86\release\cygwin\cygwin-debuginfo\cygwin-debuginfo-1.7.27-2.tar.xz";"Secured"
> The AVG info on the reported virus is as follows:
> http://www.avgthreatlabs.com/au-en/virus-and-malware-information/info/win-heur/?name=Win32/Heur&utm_source=TDPU&utm_medium=SCAN&PRTYPE=AVF
> I think it has been lurking there for some time. You might want to check into it to make sure nothing has sneaked in.



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