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Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory: apache

Mar 02, 2002, 02:23 (0 Talkback[s])
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Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory #2002-0034

Package name:      apache
Summary:           Security fix and version upgrade
Date:              2002-02-28
Affected versions: TSL 1.5

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Problem description:
  The mod_ssl module in Apache utilizes OpenSSL for the SSL implementation. 
  The version in the old apache package made use of the underlying OpenSSL 
  routines in a manner which could overflow a buffer within the implementation.
  This release (mod_ssl-2.8.7-1.3.23) fixes the problem.

  We recommend that all systems with this package installed are upgraded.
  Please note that if you do not need the functionality provided by this
  package, you may want to remove it from your system.

  All TSL updates are available from

Automatic updates:
  Users of the SWUP tool can enjoy having updates automatically
  installed using 'swup --upgrade'.

  Get SWUP from:

Public testing:
  These packages have been available for public testing for some time.
  If you want to contribute by testing the various packages in the
  testing tree, please feel free to share your findings on the
  tsl-discuss mailinglist.
  The testing tree is located at
  Check out our mailing lists:

  This advisory along with all TSL packages are signed with the TSL sign key.
  This key is available from:

The advisory itself is available from the errata pages at
or directly at

MD5sums of the packages:
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c75115bb82f788f2d673e13faf66254b  ./1.5/SRPMS/apache-1.3.23-1tr.src.rpm
7ea8c94b43b43cdbc2a9b31be96e40b5  ./1.5/RPMS/apache-devel-1.3.23-1tr.i586.rpm
eea37ac2ee6c2611d9434977fa389475  ./1.5/RPMS/apache-1.3.23-1tr.i586.rpm
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