[CentOS] Backporting and Apache 2.0.52 is 4 1/2 years old

Rainer Duffner rainer at ultra-secure.de
Sun Mar 22 21:13:10 UTC 2009


Am 22.03.2009 um 20:40 schrieb Rob Townley:

> http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html
>
> states that Apache 2.0.52 is 4 years old and the latest version is  
> 2.0.68.
> i am no longer a httpd expert, but at least one of the security fixes
> involves XSS attacks via malformed ftp commands.  I also realize that
> redhat / centos may patch things separately from Apache and that the
> sysadmin has  a great deal to do with how secure things are, but
> almost 5 years?
>



Download the src-RPM and make a checklist which CVEs are fixed and  
which not.
(It's in a changelog-file somewhere - I don't remember the details,  
it's a while that I actually looked)

Then, return here.



Best Regards,
Rainer



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