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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: fedora-ds-admin-1.1.4-1.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-3220
2008-04-21 23:23:25
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Name        : fedora-ds-admin
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.1.4
Release     : 1.fc8
URL         : http://directory.fedoraproject.org/
Summary     : Fedora Administration Server (admin)
Description :
Fedora Administration Server is an HTTP agent that provides management features
for Fedora Directory Server.  It provides some management web apps that can
be used through a web browser.  It provides the authentication, access control,
and CGI utilities used by the console.

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Update Information:

This release addresses two security vulerabilities in the package:  - shell
command injection in CGI replication monitor (CVE-2008-0892)  - unrestricted
access to CGI scripts (CVE-2008-0893)    Fix Description:  Remove ScriptAlias
for bin/admin/admin/bin - do not use that directory for CGI URIs - use only
protected URIs for CGIs requiring authentication  Remove most CGI parameters
from repl-monitor-cgi.pl - user must supply replmon.conf in the admin server
config directory instead of passing in this pathname - repl-monitor-cgi.pl does
not use system to call repl-monitor.pl, it "includes" that script (using perl
import).
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ChangeLog:

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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #437301 - CVE-2008-0892 Director Server: shell command injection in CGI replication monitor
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=437301
  [ 2 ] Bug #437320 - CVE-2008-0893 Directory Server: unrestricted access to CGI scripts
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=437320
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update fedora-ds-admin' 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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