Updated: unzip-5.52-10

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Sat Mar 7 10:02:00 GMT 2009


UnZip is an open-source, command-line alternative to other zip-format
archives such as WinZip, etc.  unzip-5.52 is the latest release from
Info-Zip, http://www.info-zip.org/pub/infozip/UnZip.html. unzip-6.0
is still in beta.

This is a security update.


[[ compiled using gcc-3.4.4-999 ]]

This is the first release specific for cygwin-1.7; the only differences
between this package and the simultaneously-released unzip-5.52-3 for
cygwin-1.5 are documentation related (the README references
cygport-0.9.4 and cygwin-1.7.0-41, and the /usr/share/doc/ layout is
influenced by the cygport changes between 0.4.3 and 0.9.4).

CHANGES (since 5.52-2)
========================
o Fork for cygwin-1.7 development
o Bring in debian patch 5.52-12
  - fixes CAN-2005-2475
  - fixes CVE-2005-4667
  - fixes CVE-2008-0888
o Enable -W and -B options (see man page)
o Enable large file support. But, be warned, this is still
  quite limited in unzip-5.52. "Real" large file support is
  forthcoming in unzip-6.0 (currently in beta).

-- 
Charles Wilson
volunteer unzip maintainer for cygwin

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To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to
your system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.

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