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Security update for Apache2

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(Last modified: 25MAY2005)


solutions Security update for Apache2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (28aed56457fd66ba68e03b51be6aa55e)

Applies to

Package: apache2
apache2-worker
apache2-prefork
apache2-devel
libapr0
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-10094
Release: 20050525
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everybody should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • Fix possible infinite loop which could be triggered when the server was configured for TLS upgrades
  • Fix potential segfaults in mod_ssl when performing SSL shutdown from a pool cleanup.
  • If the NSS file system is installed, make sure that the LUM (namcd) service is started before apache2.
  • Enable usage of sendfile() on 31bit S390 machines

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh apache2.rpm apache2-worker.rpm apache2-prefork.rpm apache2-devel.rpm libapr0.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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