[SECURITY] Fedora 12 Update: mod_fcgid-2.3.6-1.fc12

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-11-08 21:38:13

Name        : mod_fcgid
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 2.3.6
Release     : 1.fc12
URL         : http://httpd.apache.org/mod_fcgid/
Summary     : FastCGI interface module for Apache 2
Description :
mod_fcgid is a binary-compatible alternative to the Apache module mod_fastcgi.
mod_fcgid has a new process management strategy, which concentrates on reducing
the number of fastcgi servers, and kicking out corrupt fastcgi servers as soon
as possible.

Update Information:

This update to the current upstream maintenance release includes a fix for a possible stack buffer overwrite (CVE-2010-3872).

It also changes the default value of FcgidMaxRequestLen from 1GB to 128K; administrators should change this to an appropriate value based on site requirements.

Other changes are described in CHANGES-FCGID document included in the package.

* Thu Nov  4 2010 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> 2.3.6-1
- Update to 2.3.6 (see CHANGES-FCGID for full details)
  - Fix possible stack buffer overwrite (CVE-2010-3872)
  - Change the default for FcgidMaxRequestLen from 1GB to 128K; administrators
    should change this to an appropriate value based on site requirements
  - Correct a problem that resulted in FcgidMaxProcesses being ignored in some
  - Return 500 instead of segfaulting when the application returns no output
- Don't include SELinux policy for RHEL-5 builds since RHEL >= 5.5 includes it
- Explicitly require /bin/sed for fixconf script
* Tue Jun  8 2010 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> 2.3.5-2
- SELinux policy module not needed for RHEL-6 onwards
* Wed Jan 27 2010 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> 2.3.5-1
- Update to 2.3.5 (see CHANGES-FCGID for details)
- Drop upstream svn patch

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update mod_fcgid' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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