[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: drupal-6.12-1.fc9

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-05-15 22:45:11

Name        : drupal
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 6.12
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://www.drupal.org
Summary     : An open-source content-management platform
Description :
Equipped with a powerful blend of features, Drupal is a Content Management
System written in PHP that can support a variety of websites ranging from
personal weblogs to large community-driven websites.  Drupal is highly
configurable, skinnable, and secure.

Update Information:

Fixes SA-CORE-2009-006 ( http://drupal.org/node/461886 ).    Remember to log in
to your site as the admin user before upgrading this package. After upgrading
the package, browse to http://host/drupal/update.php to run the upgrade script.
When outputting user-supplied data Drupal strips potentially dangerous HTML
attributes and tags or escapes characters which have a special meaning in HTML.
This output filtering secures the site against cross site scripting attacks via
user input.    Certain byte sequences that are valid in the UTF-8 specification
are potentially dangerous when interpreted as UTF-7. Internet Explorer 6 and 7
may decode these characters as UTF-7 if they appear before the <meta http-equiv
="Content-Type" /> tag that specifies the page content as UTF-8, despite the
fact that Drupal also sends a real HTTP header specifying the content as UTF-8.
This enables attackers to execute cross site scripting attacks with UTF-7. SA-
CORE-2009-005 - Drupal core - Cross site scripting contained an incomplete fix
for the issue. HTML exports of books are still vulnerable, which means that
anyone with edit permissions for pages in outlines is able to insert arbitrary
HTML and script code in these exports.    Additionally, the taxonomy module
allows users with the 'administer taxonomy' permission to inject arbitrary HTML
and script code in the help text of any vocabulary.    Wikipedia has more
information about cross site scripting (XSS).

* Thu May 14 2009 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.12-1
- Update to 6.11, SA-CORE-2009-006.
* Thu Apr 30 2009 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.11-1
- Update to 6.11, SA-CORE-2009-005.
* Mon Apr 27 2009 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.10-2
- Added SELinux/sendmail note to README, BZ 497642.
* Thu Feb 26 2009 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.10-1
- Update to 6.10, SA-CORE-2009-003.
* Tue Feb 17 2009 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.9-2
- Drop pre script for files move, 472642.
- Updated drupal-README.fedora.
- Mark cron job noreplace, BZ 485567.
* Thu Jan 15 2009 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.9-1
- Upgrade to 6.9, SA-CORE-2009-001.
* Fri Jan  2 2009 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.8-1
- Upgrade to 6.8.
- Move files directories from sites to /var/lib/drupal/files/N for selinux reasons, 472642.
- Included script to move files outside of default, use at your own risk, patches welcome.
* Thu Dec 11 2008 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.7-1
- Upgrade to 6.7, SA-2008-073.
* Wed Oct 22 2008 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.6-1
- Upgrade to 6.6, SA-2008-067.
* Thu Oct  9 2008 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.5-1
- Upgrade to 6.5, SA-2008-060.
- Added notes to README and drupal.conf re CVE-2008-3661.
* Thu Aug 14 2008 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.4-1
- Upgrade to 6.4, SA-2008-047.
* Thu Jul 10 2008 Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> - 6.3-1
- Upgrade to 6.3, upstream security fixes, SA-2008-044.

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update drupal' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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