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Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory:

Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2000 16:18:48 -0600
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team [email protected]

To: [email protected]
Subject: MDKSA-2000:046 – mod_perl update


                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory


Package name:           mod_perl
Date:                   September 11th, 2000
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2000:046

Affected versions:      6.1, 7.0, 7.1

Problem Description:

The configuration file,
/etc/httpd/conf/addon-modules/mod_perl.conf contained an Options
directive that was not entirely secure and allowed people to browse
the /perl/ directory. This update adds the “-Indexes” directive to
the Options command, thus making the directory non- browseable.


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 6.1:
fc1f74202f7ac2b8984e35d8e2011556
6.1/RPMS/mod_perl-1.21-17mdk.i586.rpm
c5b62af27bf05b36623afe79b620b152
6.1/SRPMS/mod_perl-1.21-17mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.0:
55be0b0f1fcbd81529fd7f99b3931eb2
7.0/RPMS/mod_perl-1.21-21mdk.i586.rpm
5c39ca33d985e8a2984a730e9f971c82
7.0/SRPMS/mod_perl-1.21-21mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
de2fa4d6e32c4b901bb891e8bb4454f0
7.1/RPMS/mod_perl-1.22-29mdk.i586.rpm
5e64778b1df92fbf2b267cd7726a13e5
7.1/SRPMS/mod_perl-1.22-29mdk.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
package_name”.

You can download the updates directly from:

ftp://ftp.linux.tucows.com/pub/distributions/Mandrake/Mandrake/updates

ftp://ftp.free.fr/pub/Distributions_Linux/Mandrake/updates

Or try one of the other mirrors listed at:

http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/ftp.php3.

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
at:

http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/fupdates.php3

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

[email protected]


Linux-Mandrake has two security-related mailing list services
that anyone can subscribe to:

[email protected]

Linux-Mandrake’s security announcements mailing list. Only
announcements are sent to this list and it is read-only.

[email protected]

Linux-Mandrake’s security discussion mailing list. This list is
open to anyone to discuss Linux-Mandrake security specifically and
Linux security in general.

To subscribe to either list, send a message to [email protected] with
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Optionally, you can use the web interface to subscribe to or
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http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/flists.php3#security