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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated Cygwin Package: proftpd-1.2.9rc2p-1
- From: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 10:19:00 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated Cygwin Package: proftpd-1.2.9rc2p-1
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
I have updated the version of ProFTPD to 1.2.9rc2p-1. The tarballs
should be available on a Cygwin mirror near you shortly.
Users are urged to upgrade to this version due to a remote exploit
vulnerability. See the following for the details:
The following are the other notable changes:
o FHS compliance
ProFTPD is an enhanced FTP server with a focus toward simplicity,
security, and ease of configuration. It features a very Apache-like
configuration syntax, and a highly customizable server infrastructure,
including support for multiple 'virtual' FTP servers, anonymous FTP, and
permission-based directory visibility.
See the ProFTPD home page for more details:
Please read the README file:
since it covers requirements, installation, known issues, etc.
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.
In the US,
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
is usually pretty good.
In the UK,
is usually up-to-date within 48 hours.
If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package
then you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another
The setup.exe program will figure out what needs to be updated on your
system and will install newer packages automatically.
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: firstname.lastname@example.org . I would appreciate if you would
use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly. This includes
ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin in general.
If you want to make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing list
is the appropriate place.
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