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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: 1.1b3 and things???
Date Thu, 06 Jun 1996 18:20:56 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> I'm sure we're all having fun discussing the finer aspects of
> computer journalism, and explaining to whomever's watching this list
> *exactly* how to break into a system running a setuid apache, but
> would people mind taking ten minutes and remembering that we're in a
> beta-cycle mode for Apache 1.1.
> There are two patches I've asked to be reviewed over the last few
> weeks, that so far, no one has actually commented on directly, though
> people have discussed the procedural elements behind it. These patches
> are, on
> /httpd/incoming/stars.patch: a patch to cause mod_negotiation to
>   perfer non-wildcard matches over wildcarded ones of the same quality
>   value.


> /httpd/incoming/spath.patch: a patch to add the ServerPath directive
>   to virtual hosts, and send a 400 error on HTTP/1.1+ requests without
>   a hostname of some sort.

This one should probably check whether the sscanf actually scanned anything,
as in "if(sscanf(...) == 2)"... also, should we be introducing HTTP/1.1 checks
at this point?

> There are probably some other patches around that should be
> considered, and there are also some reported bugs that should probably
> be addressed, esp. having to do with inetd, it seems.
> Plus, we should probably release a 1.1b3 at some point, so we can (at
> some later point) release a 1.1.0 and get on with life...

That'd be nice...

> -- 
> ________________________________________________________________________
> Alexei Kosut <>      The Apache HTTP Server
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