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RE: [suse-security] SuSE Apache patch sufficient?
We've run this code against a few GNU/Linux servers running Apache
versions prior to the fix...

In all cases it caused Apache children processes to seg fault.

In no cases was any exploit code executed, or parent processes killed.

> If you read the comments in the .c file, you will see their claim that
> they have exploited this under linux. Quoting below:
> * However, contrary to what ISS would have you believe, we have
> * successfully exploited this hole on the following operating systems:
> * Linux (GNU) 2.4 (x86)
> So either they are bluffing or the eploit does exist. I prefer not to
> assume the former. And I don't exactly consider these folks a trusted
> third party.
James Ogley, Unix Systems Administrator, Pinnacle Insurance Plc
james.ogley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx +44 (0) 20 8731 3619
Using Free Software since 1994, running GNU/Linux (SuSE 8.0)
Updated GNOME RPMs for SuSE Linux:

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