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Re: [vox-tech] CERTŪ Advisory CA-2002-27Apache/mod_ssl Worm
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Re: [vox-tech] CERTŪ Advisory CA-2002-27Apache/mod_ssl Worm

I try to keep my RH 7.3 (that's LINUX, Linus) up to date with Red Carpet (from Ximian).  I checked my mod_ssl version.  Not to worry.  That's one of the beauties of Open Source.


On Tue, 2002-09-17 at 23:03, Louis Lee wrote:
Since most of you use Linux :) , I figure many of you will be 
interested in the following CERT advisory.  I've included the top 

(Doug: Since we don't run SSL on our apache, we're safe for now....)



Original release date: September 14, 2002
Last revised: September 17, 2002 13:43 EDT (UTC-0400)
Source: CERT/CC

Systems Affected

* Linux systems running Apache with mod_ssl accessing SSLv2-enabled 
OpenSSL 0.9.6d or earlier on Intel x86 architectures


The CERT/CC has received reports of self-propagating malicious code 
which exploits a vulnerability (VU#102795) in OpenSSL. This malicious 
code has been referred to as Apache/mod_ssl worm, linux.slapper.worm 
and bugtraq.c worm. Reports received by the CERT/CC indicate that the 
Apache/mod_ssl worm has already infected thousands of systems.

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