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hacked package on server

I performed a cygwin update today, and was confronted with an MD5 failure on one of the packages.

The package was vim-7.1-1.tar.bz2 downloaded from

As the package installed, I saw some strange behavior, I'm worried it might have been some kind of trojan.

I saved the hacked package file in case a cygwin developer wants to see it. I was able to get the vim-7.1-1.tar.bz2 from another server with the correct MD5.

The correct md5:
df543517110fa14fcc13a207ef721459 *vim-7.1-1.tar.bz2

The md5 of the hacked package:
43f00ebc2964d7c84fde7b7150f1b3a5 *vim-7.1-1.tar.bz2-HACKED

I also have a complaint: the dialog that notifies the user of the failed MD5 is not well designed. The dialog asks "Do you want to skip the package?" and has a yes and no button. I read it quickly and pressed no before thinking about it, the package went ahead and tried to install. I think there should be a little more effort to restrain the user from performing a dangerous action such as installing a package with a wrong MD5.

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