Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: Zope updateDec 20, 2000, 21:42 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 22:22:51 -0700
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 MDKSA-2000:083.
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