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SSA-2004-207-02 new mod_ssl packages

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2004-207-02 new mod_ssl packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

New mod_ssl packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0
and -current to fix a security issue. A format string vulnerability in
mod_proxy hook functions could permit a possible hacker to run code as the mod_ssl
user. Sites using mod_ssl should upgrade (be sure to back up your existing
key files first).

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Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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