[security] updated: lftp-4.2.3-1

Andrew Schulman schulman.andrew@epamail.epa.gov
Thu May 5 17:09:00 GMT 2011

A new version of lftp, 4.2.3-1, is now available in the Cygwin
distribution.  This release includes the following SECURITY UPDATE from

* don't write passwords to transfer_log.

As always see http://lftp.yar.ru/news.html for the full changelog.  

All lftp users are encouraged to upgrade.  The previous Cygwin release,
4.2.2-1, has been removed from the archive.

lftp is a sophisticated file transfer program and ftp/http/bittorrent
client. It supports multiple network protocols, offers tab completion,
command history, job control, and bookmarks, can mirror sites and transfer
multiple files in parallel, and keeps trying interrupted operations until
it can complete them.

Andrew E. Schulman


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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