SUSE Security Announcement 2009:050: Apache and libapr1 security update


The Apache web server was updated to fix various security issues:

  • the option IncludesNOEXEC could be bypassed via .htaccess (CVE-2009-1195)
  • mod_proxy could run into an infinite loop when used as reverse proxy (CVE-2009-1890)
  • mod_deflate continued to compress large files even after a network connection was closed, causing mod_deflate to consume large amounts of CPU (CVE-2009-1891)
  • The ap_proxy_ftp_handler function in modules/proxy/proxy_ftp.c in the mod_proxy_ftp module allows remote FTP servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and child process crash) via a malformed reply to an EPSV command. (CVE-2009-3094)
  • access restriction bypass in mod_proxy_ftp module (CVE-2009-3095)…

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