SOT Linux Advisory: apacheNov 20, 2003, 15:59 (1 Talkback[s])
SOT Linux Security Advisory
1. Problem description
The Apache HTTP server is a powerful, full-featured, efficient, and freely-available Web server.
A buffer overflow could occur in mod_alias and mod_rewrite when a regular expression with more than 9 captures is configured. Users who can create or modify configuration files (httpd.conf or .htaccess, for example) could trigger this.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project(cve.mitre.org/) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0542 to this issue.
2. Updated packages
SOT Linux 2003 Server:
3. Upgrading package
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata relevant to your system have been applied. Use up2date to automatically upgrade the fixed packages.
If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from the SOT Linux FTP site (use the links above) or from one of our mirrors. The list of mirrors can be obtained at www.sot.com/en/linux
Update the package with the following command: rpm -Uvh <filename>
All packages are PGP signed by SOT for security.
You can verify each package with the following command: rpm --checksig <filename>
If you wish to verify the integrity of the downloaded package, run "md5sum <filename>" and compare the output with data given below.
Package Name MD5 sum
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