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MDKSA-2002:048-mod_ssl

by Nikola Strahija on August 9th, 2002 Frank Denis discovered an off-by-one error in mod_ssl dealing with the handling of older configuration directorives (the rewrite_command hook). A malicious user could use a specially-crafted .htaccess file to execute arbitrary commands as the apache user or execute a DoS against the apache child processes. This vulnerability is fixed in mod_ssl 2.8.10; patches have been applied to correct this problem in these packages.


References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2002-0653
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=apache-modssl&m=102491918531562
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Updated Packages:

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
8f336f83c0ad7ba0f21da3f805839b77 7.1/RPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
9f28eb3330d357a7bb7e27fb16da757b 7.1/SRPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
39ce2c8b476fd8069c8f0fe7aedbef21 7.2/RPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
9f28eb3330d357a7bb7e27fb16da757b 7.2/SRPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.0:
3f8e7d148ea509d27d0e59587ac86602 8.0/RPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
9f28eb3330d357a7bb7e27fb16da757b 8.0/SRPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.0/ppc:
d9e727172d7147dc3ec9140c24fcacff ppc/8.0/RPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.ppc.rpm
9f28eb3330d357a7bb7e27fb16da757b ppc/8.0/SRPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.1:
7817c09901d4be439fd00bfd4cf9cc1b 8.1/RPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
9f28eb3330d357a7bb7e27fb16da757b 8.1/SRPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.1/ia64:
f55a946cac1b64bf4c9b1952aa9b779a ia64/8.1/RPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.ia64.rpm
9f28eb3330d357a7bb7e27fb16da757b ia64/8.1/SRPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.2:
406eee7d9607cf40f5cea3376fe38697 8.2/RPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.7-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
9e421423dc9cef30f0a1b04a49ab87da 8.2/SRPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.7-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.2/ppc:
01fc7c44707f19136d6f31b75ad754e1 ppc/8.2/RPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.7-3.1mdk.ppc.rpm
9e421423dc9cef30f0a1b04a49ab87da ppc/8.2/SRPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.7-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 1.0.1:
8f336f83c0ad7ba0f21da3f805839b77 1.0.1/RPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
9f28eb3330d357a7bb7e27fb16da757b 1.0.1/SRPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.5-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Single Network Firewall 7.2:
b22c66c49703a46c10507da989e72948 snf7.2/RPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.4-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
6bf148ae0fe73cd6874d6c08b711ae10 snf7.2/SRPMS/mod_ssl-2.8.4-5.1mdk.src.rpm
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Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):

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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team




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