Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2000 00:11:58 -0600
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team [email protected]
To: [email protected]
Subject: MDKSA-2000:043 – Zope update
Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
Package name: Zope Date: September 1st, 2000 Advisory ID: MDKSA-2000:043 Affected versions: 7.1
The exploit that was not fixed with the previous Zope hotfix
involves the getRoles method of user objects contained in the
default UserFolder implementation returning a mutable Python type.
Because the mutable object is still associated with the persistent
User object, users with the ability to edit DTML could arrange to
give themselves extra roles for the duration of a single request by
mutating the roles list as part of the request processing. Further
investigation revealed that it was possible to access the mutable
attribute directly to perform the same exploit.
Please note that this update supercedes the previous advisory
dated August 16th (MDKSA-2000:035).
Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates prior to
upgrading to ensure the integrity of the downloaded package. You
can do this by running the md5sum program on the downloaded package
by using “md5sum package.rpm”.
Linux-Mandrake 7.1: 91f4be58fa1d3e164e7d66d025ac55ea 7.1/RPMS/Zope-2.1.6-3mdk.i586.rpm 9415520b79e0d43fe5555f582bdacea7 7.1/RPMS/Zope-components-2.1.6-3mdk.i586.rpm 854408153c7152b5935720d154f6f48b 7.1/RPMS/Zope-core-2.1.6-3mdk.i586.rpm 9880c6de089ac8f78174917b48689ce7 7.1/RPMS/Zope-pcgi-2.1.6-3mdk.i586.rpm 1f3ed41f37eee00b2e1c587cce768e39 7.1/RPMS/Zope-services-2.1.6-3mdk.i586.rpm 6b15aa0e0252bacb25f361850cda7023 7.1/RPMS/Zope-zpublisher-2.1.6-3mdk.i586.rpm a4e974fe5e36fe5c8c0a787dc6ea2ac9 7.1/RPMS/Zope-zserver-2.1.6-3mdk.i586.rpm ba849ceaa4b3d2670812130f91600107 7.1/RPMS/Zope-ztemplates-2.1.6-3mdk.i586.rpm af44c21c51d411f9ab7748dcb64acc66 7.1/SRPMS/Zope-2.1.6-3mdk.src.rpm
To upgrade automatically, use « MandrakeUpdate
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.
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