Need to upgrade apache2 and php5 for security reasons

(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Tue Jul 1 14:05:25 UTC 2008


Olá Christian e a todos.

On Monday 30 June 2008 15:52:34 Christian Desrochers wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Our web servers have been checked recently by an external security firm. We
> have been told that our web servers need to be upgraded to the latest
> version in order to fix some security issues.
> 
> Security updates are applied every week on our servers. If I want to upgrade
> Apache to version 2.2.9 and PHP to 5.2.6, how do I proceed if my servers are
> already up to date and if there is nothing to upgrade, even when I use the
> backports repository? I have both dapper and gutsy systems.
> 
> I know that I can download and compile these programs myself, but for future
> updates, it becomes complicated since we have lots of servers...
> 
> Currently, for Gutsy, the version of Apache is 2.2.4-3ubuntu0.1 and PHP is
> PHP5.2.3-1ubuntu6.3.
> 
> Any ideas on how to softly upgrade those two packages?
> Thanks,
> Chris

Why not having them on a LP PPA with some kind of versioning that still allows the regular ubuntu updates to replace yours if higher?
With the PPA you could easily update all your servers by adding the apt source line to sources.list


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