[CentOS] Off-Topic Mambo Vulnerabilities & Patches

Tue Feb 28 13:17:12 UTC 2006
Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>

On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 05:06 -0800, Jim Smith wrote:
> On the Mambo CMS site there are vulnerabilities found. Whilst this is
> not a CentOS problem, people rent/deploy servers (CentOS) on the net
> with Mambo. A guy in one of the user forums on the net, had his Mambo
> 4.5.2 server hacked and they installed some interesting stuff in /tmp
> . When a server is hacked it gives bad PR for the underlying OS.
it seems that CMS systems, by their very nature, and certainly by
historical evidence, are high maintenance items.