httpd (SSA:2011-041-03)
Posted on: 02/11/2011 10:43 AM

New httpd packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/httpd-2.2.17-i486-1_slack13.1.txz: Upgraded.
This fixes some denial of service bugs in the bundled libraries.
On Slackware we do not use the bundled expat or apr-util, so the
issues are also fixed in those external libraries.
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 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.0 package:
bdc59e942fd61d6606bf7f0262758e51 httpd-2.2.17-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
85bb985e578788b0975358319b3ea977 httpd-2.2.17-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
7a19a060e00c65276ecb8e658d489b4e httpd-2.2.17-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
aadaffcdaefa912aba16467a9833f96c httpd-2.2.17-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
aa7ce8c4eb263827cda69bb3c4ab92b1 httpd-2.2.17-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
8e710650f302b666d7e4431a415a3e6f httpd-2.2.17-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
8d8e71a0b5b55df0439e967a7399ff57 httpd-2.2.17-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
12c3430df876a4990ceed74dc413474a httpd-2.2.17-i486-2.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
82a484c9a107a965f09b0caf90173f4d httpd-2.2.17-x86_64-2.txz

Installation instructions:

NOTE: This package will require the new expat, apr, and apr-util patches first.

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg httpd-2.2.17-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Then, restart Apache httpd:

# /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd stop
# /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd start


Slackware Linux Security Team

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