[wp-hackers] Apache2 Security Update

Dougal Campbell dougal at gunters.org
Fri Jul 8 14:13:06 GMT 2005

Scott Merrill wrote:
> Dougal Campbell wrote:
>>Those of you running Apache2 should update to version 2.1.6:
> 2.1.6 is the unstable branch.  Don't upgrade to the unstable branch
> unless you know what you're doing.
> The actual vulnerability seems only to apply to systems running
> mod_proxy, or behind proxies of some other sort.  The exploit involves
> multiple systems speaking to one another, each handling Content-Length
> differently.
> If you're not behind a proxy, you're not vulnerable to this exploit,
> from what I understand.

Ah, sorry for jumping the gun. I should have read more in-depth. I just 
wanted to make sure that anyone affected go the information as quickly 
as possible.

Dougal Campbell <dougal at gunters.org>

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