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Fedora 10 Update: mldonkey-2.9.7-3.fc10 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Fix remote arbitrary file disclosure via a GET request with more than one leading / (slash) character in the filename. Ver. 2.9.7
Fedora Update Notification
2009-02-26 15:02:36

Name        : mldonkey
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 2.9.7
Release     : 3.fc10
URL         :
Summary     : Client for several P2P networks
Description :
MLDonkey is a door to the 'donkey' network, a decentralized network used to
exchange big files on the Internet. It is written in a wonderful language,
called Objective-Caml, and present most features of the basic Windows donkey
client, plus some more:
  - It should work on most UNIX-compatible platforms.
  - You can remotely command your client, either by telnet (port 4000),
    by a WEB browser (http://localhost:4080), or with a classical client
    interface (see
  - You can connect to several servers, and each search will query all the
    connected servers.
  - You can select mp3s by bitrates in queries (useful ?).
  - You can select the name of a downloaded file before moving it to your
    incoming directory.
  - You can have several queries in the graphical user interface at the same
  - You can remember your old queries results in the command-line interface.
  - You can search in the history of all files you have seen on the network.

It can also access other peer-to-peer networks:
- BitTorrent
- Fasttrack
- FileTP (wget-clone)
- DC++

Update Information:

Fix remote arbitrary file disclosure via a GET request with more than one
leading / (slash) character in the filename. Ver. 2.9.7


  [ 1 ] Bug #487132 - MLDonkey: remote arbitrary file disclosure via a GET request with more than one leading / (slash) character in the filename.

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update mldonkey' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

Fedora-package-announce mailing list
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