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Security Patch Discussion #216723
09/02/08 01:11 PM
09/02/08 01:11 PM
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Rick  Offline OP
Former Developer
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 10,177
Aberdeen, WA
You can use this topic to discuss this Security Announcement.

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Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: Rick] #216726
09/02/08 02:28 PM
09/02/08 02:28 PM
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JPFolks  Offline
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Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 53
Hi Rick,

The READ ME file only gave this instruction:

Place the dosearch.inc.php file inside your scripts directory.

The problem is that I log into my site and I can't find a folder where this would go? The UBB folder is really a large file that I can't seem to open. Since you installed this for us originally, I am not sure where to put this file? We don't have a "scripts" directory that I can find?

Brian


Brian Austin Whitney
Founder
Just Plain Folks Music Organization
www.justplainfolks.org
Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: JPFolks] #216727
09/02/08 02:35 PM
09/02/08 02:35 PM
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Ian  Offline

Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 4,374
Essex, UK
Should be at the top level of your forums.

As long as you are running 7.x it will be there smile

Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: Ian] #216732
09/02/08 03:33 PM
09/02/08 03:33 PM
driv  Offline

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 2,656
Well that was easy!
Not too often we need patches around here, eh? smile


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Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: driv] #216733
09/02/08 03:49 PM
09/02/08 03:49 PM
ntdoc  Offline
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Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 3,390
Well that's a good thing grin

Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: ntdoc] #216735
09/02/08 04:32 PM
09/02/08 04:32 PM
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Echo Lima  Offline
journeyman
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 50
Colorado via Texas
Okay, follow up dumb question, is there a file there already with the same name because I'm not sure exactly where I need to drop it in ? I'm running 7.3...

thnx

Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: Echo Lima] #216736
09/02/08 04:40 PM
09/02/08 04:40 PM
David Dreezer  Offline

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Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 2,199
There is one by that name already, yes. Simply replace the existing file with the file in the zip and you're done. Nothing more to do.


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Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: David Dreezer] #216738
09/02/08 04:47 PM
09/02/08 04:47 PM
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Echo Lima  Offline
journeyman
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 50
Colorado via Texas
Got it, thanks a bunch.

Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: Echo Lima] #216742
09/02/08 05:51 PM
09/02/08 05:51 PM
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So. California
Patches ,,, Patches... We don't need no stinking patchessss smile


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Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: Mors] #216747
09/02/08 07:12 PM
09/02/08 07:12 PM
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JPFolks  Offline
journeyman
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 53
I guess I am really stupid. I am not seeing where to put this. When I enter via FTP my website, there are folders of all types. I don't see a file in this main entry spot that is appropriate. There is no folder with files for the board inside that I can open. So.. I got into the folder that says "web" and all my site folders and files are there. Now what?

Brian


Brian Austin Whitney
Founder
Just Plain Folks Music Organization
www.justplainfolks.org
Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: JPFolks] #216749
09/02/08 08:08 PM
09/02/08 08:08 PM
David Dreezer  Offline

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Posts: 2,199
Look in "web" for one named "forums". Inside the "forums" folder look for a file named dosearch.inc.php. Replace that file with the one from the zip. That's all there is to it.

And for the record, not knowing doesn't make you stupid. Not asking would have, but you did so you're not. Make sense?

Last edited by David Dreezer; 09/02/08 08:09 PM.

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Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: JPFolks] #216759
09/03/08 02:25 AM
09/03/08 02:25 AM
Gizmo  Offline
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Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 17,009
Portland, OR; USA
Ok, in your UBBThreads folder, there is a folder named "scripts"; this replacement file goes in there.


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Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: Gizmo] #216777
09/03/08 05:15 PM
09/03/08 05:15 PM
LarE  Offline
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Joined: Sep 2006
Posts: 134
NJ
Please verify for me.
I checked the date on the new script verses the date on the script in 7.3.1 that I downloaded and installed today.
It looks like 7.3.1(today) has the new script, correct????
Thanks


Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: LarE] #216785
09/03/08 06:24 PM
09/03/08 06:24 PM
Gizmo  Offline
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Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 17,009
Portland, OR; USA
Yes, if you downloaded the UBB Install files after Rick made his announcement it is included.


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Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: JPFolks] #217532
10/03/08 10:25 AM
10/03/08 10:25 AM
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luket  Offline
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Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 214
Brian, are you running UBB CLassic or Threads?
My hunch is you're running Classic.


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Re: Security Patch Discussion [Re: luket] #217609
10/06/08 05:20 PM
10/06/08 05:20 PM
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Brian is using threads.


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