cygwin1.dll up to 1.5.22 overflow

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Nov 20 12:02:00 GMT 2007


On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 11:10:39AM +0100, Jesus wrote:
>Hello developers,
>
>cygwin1.dll is vulnerable a dangerous buffer overflow that can be exploited
>remotelly.
>
>We can take control of ebp and edi  and  can redirect the execution flow.
>
>I think the version is 1.5.7-1 and prior:

I think we can rest easy if it really is 1.5.7-1.  That version is about three
years old and is no longer available for download.

cgf



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