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Security update for apache


(Last modified: 12NOV2004)

solutions Security update for apache SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e2d9838c404c87687b26f66baa345567)

Applies to

Package: apache
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
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 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 Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-9480
Release: 20041112
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using apache (1.3) should install this update.

Problem description

A buffer overflow in mod_include could allow a local user who is authorised to
create server side include (SSI) files to gain the privileges of a httpd child.
A vulnerability in the mod_ssl module has been fixed (bypass of the
"SSLCipherSuite" directive, when configured in directory or location context).
CAN-2004-0940 and CAN-2004-0885 have been assigned to these issues.


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 -Fhv 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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