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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] httpd (SSA:2009-214-01)
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2009 15:33:03 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  httpd (SSA:2009-214-01)

New httpd packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current
to fix security issues.

More details about these issues may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1891
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1195
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1890
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1191
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0023
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1955
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1956


Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/httpd-2.2.12-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz:  Upgraded.
  This update fixes some security issues (from the CHANGES file):
   *) SECURITY: CVE-2009-1891 (cve.mitre.org)
    Fix a potential Denial-of-Service attack against mod_deflate or other
    modules, by forcing the server to consume CPU time in compressing a
    large file after a client disconnects.  PR 39605.
    [Joe Orton, Ruediger Pluem]
   *) SECURITY: CVE-2009-1195 (cve.mitre.org)
    Prevent the "Includes" Option from being enabled in an .htaccess
    file if the AllowOverride restrictions do not permit it.
    [Jonathan Peatfield <j.s.peatfield damtp.cam.ac.uk>, Joe Orton,
     Ruediger Pluem, Jeff Trawick]
   *) SECURITY: CVE-2009-1890 (cve.mitre.org)
    Fix a potential Denial-of-Service attack against mod_proxy in a
    reverse proxy configuration, where a remote attacker can force a
    proxy process to consume CPU time indefinitely.  [Nick Kew, Joe Orton]
   *) SECURITY: CVE-2009-1191 (cve.mitre.org)
    mod_proxy_ajp: Avoid delivering content from a previous request which
    failed to send a request body. PR 46949 [Ruediger Pluem]
   *) SECURITY: CVE-2009-0023, CVE-2009-1955, CVE-2009-1956 (cve.mitre.org)
    The bundled copy of the APR-util library has been updated, fixing three
    different security issues which may affect particular configurations
    and third-party modules.
  These last three CVEs were addressed in Slackware previously with an
  update to new system apr and apr-util packages.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1891
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1195
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1890
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1191
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0023
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1955
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1956
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com?
Give slackware.osuosl.org a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from ftp.slackware.com.

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.0/patches/packages/httpd-2.2.12-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.1/patches/packages/httpd-2.2.12-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.2/patches/packages/httpd-2.2.12-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/httpd-2.2.12-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/httpd-2.2.12-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 12.0 package:
1ef7c8d65f8d7398abfcde3dd46aed7f  httpd-2.2.12-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
349f4437fb4c2573a134c3485dda0265  httpd-2.2.12-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
253406ed8801276a635008d7749db55f  httpd-2.2.12-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
4a2ffd0ef9184fed93f651b83f6eaf6a  httpd-2.2.12-i486-1.txz

Slackware64 -current package:
560b607f09a934a46fc3112a2659b06b  httpd-2.2.12-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg httpd-2.2.12-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Then, restart the httpd server.


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

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