setup.exe before 2.573.2.3 in Cygwin does not properly verify the
authenticity of packages, which allows remote Cygwin mirror servers or
man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code via a package
list containing the MD5 checksum of a Trojan horse package.
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BUGTRAQ:20080725 SECOBJADV-2008-02: Cygwin Installation and Update Process can be Subverted Vulnerability
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