Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: jpilot update

Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 23:34:33 -0700
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team security@LINUX-MANDRAKE.COM
Subject: MDKSA-2000:081 – jpilot update

                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory

Package name:           jpilot
Date:                   December 15th, 2000
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2000:081

Affected versions:      7.2

Problem Description:

The jpilot program automatically creates a directory called
.jpilot/ in the user’s home directory with 777 (world
read/write/execute) permissions. This directory is used to store
all backups, configuration and synchronized Palm Pilot

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the
integrity of the downloaded package. You can do this with the
rpm –checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Linux-Mandrake Security Team
at http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/RPM-GPG-KEYS

If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:

To upgrade automatically, use

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package
from one of our FTP server mirrors and uprade with “rpm -Uvh

You can download the updates directly from:



Or try one of the other mirrors listed at:


Updated packages are available in the “updates/[ver]/RPMS/”
directory. For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM
package for Linux-Mandrake 7.1, look for it in “updates/7.1/RPMS/”.
Updated source RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not
need to download them.

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours
to update, so if you want an immediate upgrade, please use one of
the two above-listed mirrors.

You can view other security advisories for Linux-Mandrake


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