Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: Zope update
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Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 22:22:51 -0700
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team security@LINUX-MANDRAKE.COM
Subject: MDKSA-2000:086 - Zope update
Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
Package name: Zope
Date: December 19th, 2000
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2000:086
Affected versions: 7.1, 7.2
A potential security issue exists in versions of Zope up to and
including 2.2.4. This issue involves incorrect protection of a data
updating method on Image and File objects. Because the method was
not correctly protected, it was possible for users with DTML
editing privileges to update the raw data of a File or Image object
via DTML though they did not have editing privileges on the objects
themselves. This update replaces the previous Zope update noted in
Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the
integrity of the downloaded package. You can do this with the
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need to download them.
Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours
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