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Mandrake There is an issue involving security registration of "legacy" names for certain object constructors such as the constructors for DTML Method Objects.


                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory

Package name:           Zope
Date:                   December 16th, 2000
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2000:083

Affected versions:      7.1, 7.2

Problem Description:

 There is an issue involving security registration of "legacy" names for
 certain object constructors such as the constructors for DTML Method 
 Objects.  Security was not being applied correctly for the legacy 
 names, making it possible to call those constructors without the
 permissions that should have been required.  This vulnerability could
 allow anonymous users with enough knowledge of Zope to instantiate new
 DTML Method instances through the web.

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:
  rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Linux-Mandrake Security Team at
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
158514931ef45709eb9e6a1181315c69  7.1/RPMS/Zope-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
aa822c27a5c1b82861c0df99c8838621  7.1/RPMS/Zope-components-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
9f7f6c230178f5b1a1b118c29f0ee097  7.1/RPMS/Zope-core-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
09578d3538f0d9d12eb4221aa267da4a  7.1/RPMS/Zope-pcgi-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
b175db0d7c49c96a858b863571b6e7f3  7.1/RPMS/Zope-services-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
ec458e29b19693c8349d9e55c27ce1e1  7.1/RPMS/Zope-zpublisher-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
df431d6f2e981389e00b7baaebe29cf1  7.1/RPMS/Zope-zserver-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
91a3406c5004c1354813904f6ea3e2af  7.1/RPMS/Zope-ztemplates-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
0f8da0f86f646fc75c9089ca8cac21ba  7.1/SRPMS/Zope-2.2.4-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
87015b0d82a371962d261256a21bae4b  7.2/RPMS/Zope-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
89af46635e5623b84249d026d5561276  7.2/RPMS/Zope-components-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
eb41d95f3af23a42cce0734f35d45203  7.2/RPMS/Zope-core-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
850a083af418a271222af824ee318079  7.2/RPMS/Zope-pcgi-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
324849749f3acd29de35da0b55988f23  7.2/RPMS/Zope-services-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
e6e6ee18f785717b00664f7d85ad59e1  7.2/RPMS/Zope-zpublisher-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
629bcf3f95f2d50ec4ea3e2da100850b  7.2/RPMS/Zope-zserver-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
93340e405b7f9f3011cc4cde139b5d04  7.2/RPMS/Zope-ztemplates-2.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
0f8da0f86f646fc75c9089ca8cac21ba  7.2/SRPMS/Zope-2.2.4-1.1mdk.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 -Fvh *.rpm".  

You can download the updates directly from one of the mirror sites
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 7.2, look for it in "updates/7.2/RPMS/".  Updated source
RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to 

You can view other security advisories for Linux-Mandrake at:

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

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

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

  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
with "subscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

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