hacked package on server
Tue Jul 17 01:28:00 GMT 2007
Louis Kruger wrote:
>> > As the package installed, I saw some strange behavior, I'm worried it
>> > might have been some kind of trojan.
>> Are you able to actually describe "strange behaviour"
> It crashed the setup program, which seemed to indicate it was installing
> strangely named files. It also corrupted the cygwin package directory.
> I could not run the setup program again even using a different mirror
> until I cleaned out the file /etc/setup/vim.lst.gz. Your evidence seems
> to indicate that it is simple corruption rather than tampering. I am
> pleased to see that.
And this evidence indicates that your system is infected *before* you even
run setup.exe. So beware. ;-)
Thank you very much.
Softare Engineer/Network Co-Administrator
Astra Philippines Inc.
UP-Ayala Technopark, Diliman 1101, Quezon City
The Astra Group of Companies
5-3-11 Sekido, Tama City
Tokyo 206-0011, Japan
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