RedHat: UPDATE: 'Zope' vulnerability
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RedHat Linux An issue involves incorrect protection of a data updating method on Imageand File objects has been fixed.

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                   Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Zope Hotfix package available
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2000:135-03
Issue date:        2000-12-20
Updated on:        2000-12-20
Product:           Red Hat Powertools
Keywords:          Zope
Cross references:  
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1. Topic:

A new Zope Hotfix package is available.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Powertools 6.1 and 6.2 - noarch

Red Hat Powertools 7.0 - noarch

3. Problem description:

The issue involves incorrect protection of a data updating method on Image
and File objects. Because the method was not correctly protected, it was
possible for users with DTML editing privileges to update the raw data of
aprivileges File or Image object via DTML, though they did not have editing
on the objects themselves.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

Please make sure that you have updated you Zope packages to version 2.2.4
prior to applying this Hotfix. After you have installed this Hotfix,
restart Zope.

5. Bug IDs fixed  (http://bugzilla.Red Hat.com/bugzilla for more info):



6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Powertools 6.1 and 6.2:

SRPMS: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/SRPMS/Zope-Hotfix-DTML-2000_12_18-1.src.rpm

noarch: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/noarch/Zope-Hotfix-DTML-2000_12_18-1.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Powertools 7.0:

SRPMS: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/SRPMS/Zope-Hotfix-DTML-2000_12_18-1.src.rpm 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/SRPMS/Zope-Hotfix-DTML-2000_12_18-1.src.rpm

noarch: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/noarch/Zope-Hotfix-DTML-2000_12_18-1.noarch.rpm



7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
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8eef0f0590bce92e4ea7a65ad25b3d67  6.2/noarch/Zope-Hotfix-DTML-2000_12_18-1.noarch.rpm
 bb611337425fe1097a5bf8d55f4c6ae7  7.0/noarch/Zope-Hotfix-DTML-2000_12_18-1.noarch.rpm
 44092ed99f67a7906a4347ae30110ee4  6.2/SRPMS/Zope-Hotfix-DTML-2000_12_18-1.src.rpm
 f98b08150235d97ac758102d5c203ec2  7.0/SRPMS/Zope-Hotfix-DTML-2000_12_18-1.src.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:
     http://www.Red Hat.com/corp/contact.html

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg 

8. References:
 
http://www.zope.org/Products/Zope/Hotfix_2000-12-18/README.txt 
http://lwn.net/daily/zope-dtml-fix.php3


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