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Slackware: 2012-041-01: httpd: Security Update Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New httpd packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix security issues. The apr-util package has also been updated to the latest version. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  httpd (SSA:2012-041-01)

New httpd packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1,
13.37, and -current to fix security issues.  The apr-util package has also been
updated to the latest version.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/apr-util-1.4.1-i486-1_slack13.37.txz:  Upgraded.
  Version bump for httpd upgrade.
patches/packages/httpd-2.2.22-i486-1_slack13.37.txz:  Upgraded.
  *) SECURITY: CVE-2011-3368 (
     Reject requests where the request-URI does not match the HTTP
     specification, preventing unexpected expansion of target URLs in
     some reverse proxy configurations.  [Joe Orton]
  *) SECURITY: CVE-2011-3607 (
     Fix integer overflow in ap_pregsub() which, when the mod_setenvif module
     is enabled, could allow local users to gain privileges via a .htaccess
     file. [Stefan Fritsch, Greg Ames]
  *) SECURITY: CVE-2011-4317 (
     Resolve additional cases of URL rewriting with ProxyPassMatch or
     RewriteRule, where particular request-URIs could result in undesired
     backend network exposure in some configurations.
     [Joe Orton]
  *) SECURITY: CVE-2012-0021 (
     mod_log_config: Fix segfault (crash) when the '%{cookiename}C' log format
     string is in use and a client sends a nameless, valueless cookie, causing
     a denial of service. The issue existed since version 2.2.17. PR 52256.
     [Rainer Canavan ]
  *) SECURITY: CVE-2012-0031 (
     Fix scoreboard issue which could allow an unprivileged child process
     could cause the parent to crash at shutdown rather than terminate
     cleanly.  [Joe Orton]
  *) SECURITY: CVE-2012-0053 (
     Fix an issue in error responses that could expose "httpOnly" cookies
     when no custom ErrorDocument is specified for status code 400.
     [Eric Covener]
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated packages for Slackware 12.0:

Updated packages for Slackware 12.1:

Updated packages for Slackware 12.2:

Updated packages for Slackware 13.0:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated packages for Slackware 13.1:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated packages for Slackware 13.37:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated packages for Slackware -current:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.0 packages:
3143affee7e89d16a2f5b4f58f1f2c9d  apr-util-1.4.1-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz
86c2b71a544c9533794951f718bd907b  httpd-2.2.22-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 packages:
aab31157fa672bb2bc11851b486c9d5c  apr-util-1.4.1-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz
1362ef9a9b2d355e1cf9b5c7e0ae0607  httpd-2.2.22-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 packages:
f30f1f0a949f321b6aefb99a703eca3f  apr-util-1.4.1-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz
18fd6ddd6e6bbf4a7222ade821ec1aa1  httpd-2.2.22-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 packages:
d3600fef7f1cabb62554417567fb55ab  apr-util-1.4.1-i486-1_slack13.0.txz
0456c808efb92da333942ff939746d77  httpd-2.2.22-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 packages:
d15c2e0a4aa074bbadfa50099da482b2  apr-util-1.4.1-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz
1b72685b2519bbf167973d88dce562e1  httpd-2.2.22-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 packages:
9c7c2bb99c99f3a6275f0dc9636ce38c  apr-util-1.4.1-i486-1_slack13.1.txz
49a5e4a73be2328d80cca186efe2f6f7  httpd-2.2.22-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 packages:
4f9dcb6495c04d3094cc68050440505b  apr-util-1.4.1-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz
1f378f8a4d990d7298e0155b22cfcf19  httpd-2.2.22-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 packages:
7feb382700511d72737c5a31e91ee56e  apr-util-1.4.1-i486-1_slack13.37.txz
783de593b5827c8601e2b486cf98397f  httpd-2.2.22-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 packages:
1bd4b3df67a0449f3015e82e47cd808d  apr-util-1.4.1-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz
8999903e736cbb29c055ea2bf66cfed1  httpd-2.2.22-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware -current packages:
e709c8056cede91c35fd354ad5b654df  l/apr-util-1.4.1-i486-1.txz
97c295a42d4678537c62d6ce54d3e1fa  n/httpd-2.2.22-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current packages:
55fdf36b05ff7e82aa9a015289290424  l/apr-util-1.4.1-x86_64-1.txz
09daa138b81fbf877596e4abc2a01bb6  n/httpd-2.2.22-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg apr-util-1.4.1-i486-1_slack13.37.txz httpd-2.2.22-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Then, restart the httpd daemon.


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