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Apache and Nginx Update for Security

The open-source Apache HTTP Server is being updated to version 2.4.9 to fix two separate security issues, both of which carry the highest possible exploitability score  from the National Vulnerability Database.

While Apache still dominates the web server landscape, in recent years the open-source nginx web server has emerged as a serious challenger.

Last week nginx also received an update for security-related issues. Both the nginx 1.5.12 and nginx 1.4.7 releases debuted this week to fix a SPDY heap buffer overflow issue identified as CVE-2014-0133.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Open Source Apache and Nginx Web Servers Get More Secure

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.