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Re: Unable to compile cygwin
On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 11:13:00PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>I believe that the latest snapshot is "as secure as Windows" in the case
>where the only Cygwin processes are logged in using Terminal Services
>on Windows 2003 or Windows 2000 sp4, and do not have the "Create Global
>Object" privilege (please don't laugh, that's an achievement).
>That is, if such a user runs cygwin compiled programs under a cygwin shell,
>he is no more exposed and has no more power that if running regular Windows
>programs under cmd.exe
There are still other holes.
However, while I understand that there is no real security in security
through obscurity, I don't think it is useful to discuss all of the
specific holes we know of in a public list.
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