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Security update for mod_ssl

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(Last modified: 19JUL2004)


solutions Security update for mod_ssl SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (399e6143dd24f98aa9a5a8884441c94f)

Applies to

Package: mod_ssl
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
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Office Server
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-9180
Release: 20040719
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone running mod_ssl should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A remotely exploitable format string bug has been fixed within the
logging function of mod_ssl.

Solution

Please install the update 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 mod_ssl.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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