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Apache HTTP Server 2.2.14 released for security

Oct 07, 2009, 01:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"One of the fixes is for a NULL pointer dereference in the mod_proxy_ftp module. The flaw potentially could have enabled an attacked to trigger a denial of service (DoS) attack via an Apache powered FTP server. NULL pointer errors are common in software development. According to a recent Coverity study, NULL pointer errors have remained the most common type of coding error in open source software over the past three years."

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