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Security update for Apache2

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(Last modified: 28JUL2006)


solutions Security update for Apache2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (90eac595ae9e6c7fbeab2e05fb53a852)

Applies to

Package: apache2
apache2-prefork
apache2-worker
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
SLE SDK 10 for x86
SLE SDK 10 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 for X86-64
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11125
Release: 20060728
Obsoletes: 7051770a2984171731d2dcab9e0d8784
bb4a89b3c4d67be82d0fb2f61d32cbb7
4fc84db16e814bcc32aebeffa99bb7b8

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes security problems in the Apache2 webserver:
mod_rewrite: Fixed 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).
For SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 additionally an old security problem was fixed: mod_imap: Fixes a cross-site-scripting bug in the imagemap module (CVE-2005-3352).

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-prefork.rpm apache2-worker.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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