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Security update for Apache and mod_ssl

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(Last modified: 28JUL2006)


solutions Security update for Apache and mod_ssl SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5d0c08a7586a4b960c62a9ab75e96a7c)

Applies to

Package: apache
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
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11124
Release: 20060728
Obsoletes: 4df2491f791b149e704e9a044667da8a

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes the following security problem in the Apache webserver:
mod_rewrite: Fix an off-by-one security problem in the ldap scheme handling. For some RewriteRules this could lead to a pointer being written out of bounds. (CVE-2006-3747)

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 apache.rpm mod_ssl.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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