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Security update for Apache 2

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(Last modified: 16MAR2005)


solutions Security update for Apache 2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f38b74dec42269c94f7cd4df5d6bca75)

Applies to

Package: apache2
apache2-devel
apache2-doc
apache2-example-pages
apache2-prefork
apache2-worker
libapr0
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 Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-9955
Release: 20050316
Obsoletes: ac36c39ea98c1c42372f0659b1dcc8cb

Indications

Install this update if you are using Apache2 with SSL.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a problem in the SSL handling of Apache2 which could be used by an remote attacker to crash Apache2 instances.
The problem was fixed in the 2.0.50 upstream Apache2 version, this backports the fix.

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-devel.rpm apache2-doc.rpm apache2-example-pages.rpm apache2-prefork.rpm apache2-worker.rpm libapr0.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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