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 2.4.1 Changelog
  • SECURITY: CVE-2012-0053 (cve.mitre.org) Fix an issue in error responses that could expose "httpOnly" cookies when no custom ErrorDocument is specified for status code 400. [Eric Covener]
  • mod_proxy_balancer: Fix crash on Windows. PR 52402 [Mladen Turk]
  • core: Check during configtest that the directories for error logs exist. PR 29941 [Stefan Fritsch]
  • Core configuration: add AllowOverride option to treat syntax errors in .htaccess as non-fatal. PR 52439 [Nick Kew, Jim Jagielski]
  • core: Fix memory consumption in core output filter with streaming bucket types like CGI or PIPE. [Joe Orton, Stefan Fritsch]
  • configure: Disable modules at configure time if a prerequisite module is not enabled. PR 52487. [Stefan Fritsch]
  • Rewrite and proxy now decline what they don't support rather than fail the request. [Joe Orton]
  • Fix building against external apr plus apr-util if apr is not installed in a system default path. [Rainer Jung]
  • Doxygen fixes and improvements. [Joe Orton, Igor Galić]
  • core: Fix building against PCRE 8.30 by switching from the obsolete pcre_info() to pcre_fullinfo(). PR 52623 [Ruediger Pluem, Rainer Jung]