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Internetnews: Apache Flaws Being Exploited

Nov 15, 2002, 23:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ryan Naraine)

"The Apache HTTP Server Project has warned that several security holes in the Apache source are being actively exploited on the Internet, urging IT managers to urgently upgrade to version 1.3.27 or 2.0.43 or higher.

"It is the second warning from the open-source project, which is used by more than 60 percent of Web servers on the Net. Because most of the vulnerable code is shared between the Apache and Apache-Perl packages, the flaws are shared as well, Apache warned.

"The latest warning, posted on the BugTraq mailing list, highlights a scoreboard memory segment overwriting vulnerability that could lead to denial-of-service (DoS) attacks..."

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