Project description.

The Apache HTTP Server Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows NT.

The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards

Apache 2.2.17 Changelog
  • prefork MPM: Run cleanups for final request when process exits gracefully to work around a flaw in apr-util. PR 43857. [Tom Donovan]
  • mod_reqtimeout: Do not wrongly enforce timeouts for mod_proxy's backend connections and other protocol handlers (like mod_ftp). Enforce the timeout for AP_MODE_GETLINE. If there is a timeout, shorten the lingering close time from 30 to 2 seconds. [Stefan Fritsch]
  • Proxy balancer: support setting error status according to HTTP response code from a backend. PR 48939. [Daniel Ruggeri ]
  • mod_authnz_ldap: If AuthLDAPCharsetConfig is set, also convert the password to UTF-8. PR 45318. [Johannes Müller , Stefan Fritsch]
  • core: check symlink ownership if both FollowSymlinks and SymlinksIfOwnerMatch are set [Nick Kew]
  • core: fix origin checking in SymlinksIfOwnerMatch PR 36783 [Robert L Mathews ]
  • mod_headers: Enable multi-match-and-replace edit option PR 46594 [Nick Kew]
  • mod_log_config: Make ${cookie}C correctly match whole cookie names instead of substrings. PR 28037. [Dan Franklin , Stefan Fritsch]
  • mod_dir, mod_negotiation: Pass the output filter information to newly created sub requests; as these are later on used as true requests with an internal redirect. This allows for mod_cache et.al. to trap the results of the redirect. PR 17629, 43939 [Dirk-Willem van Gulik, Jim Jagielski, Joe Orton, Ruediger Pluem]
  • rotatelogs: Fix possible buffer overflow if admin configures a mongo log file path. [Jeff Trawick]
  • mod_ssl: Do not do overlapping memcpy. PR 45444 [Joe Orton]
  • vhost: A purely-numeric Host: header should not be treated as a port. PR 44979 [Nick Kew]
  • core: (re)-introduce -T commandline option to suppress documentroot check at startup. PR 41887 [Jan van den Berg ]