httpd (SSA:2008-045-01)
Posted on: 02/15/2008 11:20 AM

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

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/httpd-2.2.8-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to httpd-2.2.8.
This fixes security and other bugs.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

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Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.0 package:
c545e2e9ef2d01a584c972cb13246f7d httpd-2.2.8-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware -current package:
0901cc439d6d6e7c7ed6d1920e49920f httpd-2.2.8-i486-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg httpd-2.2.8-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Then, restart httpd:
# sh /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd restart


Slackware Linux Security Team

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