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From "Octavian Rasnita" <orasn...@home.ro>
Subject Re: Does Apache has security problems?
Date Tue, 25 Jun 2002 04:59:54 GMT
I am not sure what was that guy talking about but I think about the 2.0.39
version.
Teddy Center for the blind: http://teddy.fcc.ro/
Mail: orasnita@home.ro

----- Original Message -----
From: "dale" <stuff@colony.net>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, June 24, 2002 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: Does Apache has security problems?


> Hello,
>
> What versions of Apache does this affect?
>
> Thanks
>
> Dale
>
> On Mon, 24 Jun 2002 06:03:03 +0300
>   "Octavian Rasnita" <orasnita@home.ro> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Here is a message I have received from another list.
> > Do you know something about this?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > There is a major vulnerability with Apache.  From what I
> > heard today
> > a buffer overflow can be caused by a hacker allowing memory
> > to be addressed
> > directly allowing an attacker to execute code of there
> > choice. This Apache
> > software is used on aprox 56 percent of net servers and
> > routers including
> > UNIX and zenix.  A U.S. company discovered this and told the
> > public before
> > telling the developers.  A fix was released but did not
> > address this
> > problem.  The exploitation code is freely available for
> > download allowing
> > hackers to create worms that make code red look safe  by
> > comparison.  It is
> > of concern as many routers also use this software.
> >
> > If you wish to hear the article concerning this development
> > go to
> > http://www.abc.net.au/newsradio
> > and look for the netnews link the article
> > will be available on audio on demand either using real
> > player or windows
> > media player.  I listen to the netnews program every Sunday
> > at 12 pm
> > Australian eastern standard time.  You can by clicking on
> > the listen to us
> > link and on the next page either the real audio link or the
> > media player
> > link.  Just thought you should know if any of you are
> > running Apache server
> > /router software either on the windows or zenix /UNIX
> > platforms.
> >
> > Teddy Center for the blind: http://teddy.fcc.ro/
> > Mail: orasnita@home.ro
> >
>
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