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Fedora 10 Update: mldonkey-2.9.7-3.fc10 Print E-mail
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Fedora Fix remote arbitrary file disclosure via a GET request with more than one leading / (slash) character in the filename. Ver. 2.9.7
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-2122
2009-02-26 15:02:36
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Name        : mldonkey
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 2.9.7
Release     : 3.fc10
URL         : http://mldonkey.sourceforge.net
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 http://www.nongnu.org/mldonkey)
  - 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
    time.
  - 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++

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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
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ChangeLog:

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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #487132 - MLDonkey: remote arbitrary file disclosure via a GET request with more than one leading / (slash) character in the filename.
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=487132
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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 http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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