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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Stronghold httpsd and IE4.0
Date Sat, 04 Oct 1997 09:42:01 GMT
Mark J Cox wrote:
> > It appears like there is a bug in Stronghold when dealing with HTTP/1.1
> > and SSL chunked encoding and CGIs.  Hopefully this is enough for c2 to
> > track it down now that it can be replicated...
> Yes it is a bug. When the chunking code was changed to use writev()
> instead of write()  in one of the Apache 1.2 beta's I fixed up Stronghold
> to use multiple write's on SSL requests.  Unfortunately this fix was lost
> (it's not even in my CVS tree).
> [The bug can be quickly worked around  by editing the src/buff.c
> file, inserting the line
> #define NO_WRITEV
> at the top and recompiling Stronghold.  This fixes the problem, however a
> full bug fix will be available on our site on Monday]

Since we're on the subject of bugs in secure Apaches, people might like
to know that Apache-SSL 1.2.4+1.9 and 1.10 are both broken, but 1.11 is
out and may even work. It may not be visible yet, depending on the work
habits of the FTP site admin...



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