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Security update for apache2-worker

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(Last modified: 16NOV2005)


solutions Security update for apache2-worker SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (bb4a89b3c4d67be82d0fb2f61d32cbb7)

Applies to

Package: 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
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-10706
Release: 20051116
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using the worker MPM of apache2 should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a memory leak in apache2-worker that allowed attackers to exhaust all available memory (CVE-2005-2970).

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-worker.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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