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RE: possible worm in cygwin
- From: "Ebrey, Carl" <Carl dot Ebrey at uk dot experian dot com>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 14:06:10 -0000
- Subject: RE: possible worm in cygwin
You might find the following URLs useful:
>From what I can see they are the starts of relevant threads already
discussed on this list about this very same topic. It's a pity your "search
around" for more info didn't take you to the mailing list archive really,
because you would have saved yourself some bandwidth :P
Sorry if this mail sounds a bit blunt, but there's been quite a lot of
traffic on here of late regarding this.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Faulkner [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 15 February 2002 13:49
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: possible worm in cygwin
> I've searched around for more about this but only found a
> message on comp.security.ssh which said it might be a false
> alarm but was not conclusive.
> Whilst doing a Full SystemScan, I got a message from Norton Antivirus
> "The file D:\cygwin\bin\cygz.dll is infected with
> the Backdoor.EggHead virus. Unable to repair this file."
> Is this a false alarm ? Does anyone know anything about this ?
> "Earn all you can. But not at the expense of conscience, not
> at the expense of our neighbour's wealth, not at the expense
> of our neighbour's health." John Wesley
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