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From Jim Jagielski <...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache HTTP Server 2.4.4 Released
Date Mon, 25 Feb 2013 22:53:12 GMT

               Apache HTTP Server 2.4.4 Released

  The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache HTTP Server Project
  are pleased to announce the release of version 2.4.4 of the Apache
  HTTP Server ("Apache").  This version of Apache is our latest GA
  release of the new generation 2.4.x branch of Apache HTTPD and
  represents fifteen years of innovation by the project, and is
  recommended over all previous releases. This version of Apache is
  principally a security and bug fix release, including the following
  2 security fixes:

   *) SECURITY: CVE-2012-3499 (cve.mitre.org)
      Various XSS flaws due to unescaped hostnames and URIs HTML output in
      mod_info, mod_status, mod_imagemap, mod_ldap, and mod_proxy_ftp.

   *) SECURITY: CVE-2012-4558 (cve.mitre.org)
      XSS in mod_proxy_balancer manager interface.

  Apache HTTP Server 2.4.4 is available for download from:

    http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi

  Apache 2.4 offers numerous enhancements, improvements, and performance
  boosts over the 2.2 codebase.  For an overview of new features
  introduced since 2.4 please see:

    http://httpd.apache.org/docs/trunk/new_features_2_4.html

  Please see the CHANGES_2.4 file, linked from the download page, for a
  full list of changes. A condensed list, CHANGES_2.4.4 includes only
  those changes introduced since the prior 2.4 release.  A summary of all 
  of the security vulnerabilities addressed in this and earlier releases 
  is available:

    http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html

  This release requires the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) version 1.4.x
  and APR-Util version 1.4.x. The APR libraries must be upgraded for all
  features of httpd to operate correctly.

  This release builds on and extends the Apache 2.2 API.  Modules written
  for Apache 2.2 will need to be recompiled in order to run with Apache
  2.4, and require minimal or no source code changes.

    http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/trunk/VERSIONING

  When upgrading or installing this version of Apache, please bear in mind
  that if you intend to use Apache with one of the threaded MPMs (other
  than the Prefork MPM), you must ensure that any modules you will be
  using (and the libraries they depend on) are thread-safe.


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