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Apache Potential buffer overflow with escaped characters in SSI tag string.



TSLSA-2004-0056 - apache

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Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory #2004-0056

Package name:      apache
Summary:           Buffer overflow / DoS
Date:              2004-11-05
Affected versions: Trustix Secure Linux 1.5

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Package description:
  Apache is a full featured web server that is freely available, and also
  happens to be the most widely used.

Problem description:

  Potential buffer overflow with escaped characters in SSI tag string.
  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
  assigned the name CAN-2004-0940 to this issue.

  Reject responses from a remote server if sent an invalid (negative)
  Content-Length.
  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
  assigned the name CAN-2004-0492 to this issue.


Action:
  We recommend that all systems with this package installed be upgraded.
  Please note that if you do not need the functionality provided by this
  package, you may want to remove it from your system.


Location:
  All Trustix Secure Linux updates are available from
   
   


About Trustix Secure Linux:
  Trustix Secure Linux is a small Linux distribution for servers. With focus
  on security and stability, the system is painlessly kept safe and up to
  date from day one using swup, the automated software updater.


Automatic updates:
  Users of the SWUP tool can enjoy having updates automatically
  installed using 'swup --upgrade'.


Questions?
  Check out our mailing lists:
   


Verification:
  This advisory along with all Trustix packages are signed with the
  TSL sign key.
  This key is available from:
   

  The advisory itself is available from the errata pages at
   
  or directly at
   


MD5sums of the packages:
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c7352ba9dec23d73691bae3181d4de00  1.5/rpms/apache-1.3.33-1tr.i586.rpm
d2d868badb2a5931b10ef517e770982e  1.5/rpms/apache-devel-1.3.33-1tr.i586.rpm
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Trustix Security Team

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