Important: httpd security update
|Last updated on:||2011-09-15|
|Affected Products:||Red Hat Enterprise Linux ELS (v. 3)|
Updated httpd packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extended Life Cycle Support.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular web server.
A flaw was found in the way the Apache HTTP Server handled Range HTTP
headers. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause httpd to use an
excessive amount of memory and CPU time via HTTP requests with a
specially-crafted Range header. (CVE-2011-3192)
All httpd users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue. After installing the updated
packages, the httpd daemon must be restarted for the update to take effect.
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux ELS (v. 3)|
|httpd-2.0.46-78.ent.src.rpm|| MD5: fe6fd4b3d492c16ffbbc38f09aec5a01
|httpd-2.0.46-78.ent.i386.rpm|| MD5: 044dd35a6c754f58d62a2a999202236c
|httpd-devel-2.0.46-78.ent.i386.rpm|| MD5: 55018eaf49c5b9bbc6d33883550e2d00
|mod_ssl-2.0.46-78.ent.i386.rpm|| MD5: 40078cbabfcf6cd70a5e5643cdf4186f
|(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)|
Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)
732928 - CVE-2011-3192 httpd: multiple ranges DoS
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