Thread Injection + Cygwin problems

Tue Jun 20 16:54:00 GMT 2006

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 06:11:57PM -0500, mwoehlke wrote:
>> Kaveh Goudarzi wrote:
>>> I've written a program to detect the invocation of processes and then
>>> inject them with a remote thread in the hope of getting the cmdLine/cwd
>>> and environment variables of the running process.
>> [snip]
>>> I'm not sure how to approach the problem so any advice would be greatly
>>> appreciated.
>>> Is there an obvious reason why attempting to invoke cygwin calls such
>>> as getenv() in an injected thread might result in crashes?  I've also
>>> tried cygwin_internal(CW_SYNC_WINENV) with the same result.  I'm
>>> running Windows XP and have tried the 20060614 snapshot with the same
>>> result.
>> There are known problems with thread injection and Cygwin.  Are you
>> using the latest cygwin.dll snapshot?
> He said he was running the latest version of the snapshot (I put back
> the part that you snipped above).

Missed that; my apologies.

The hippo made me do it! What? What do you mean you can't see the hippo?

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