Monday Jul 14, 2014

How To Enhance Security on Oracle iPlanet (former SunONE) Web Server 7.0?

Web server security is a very important topic, so I wrote this Oracle KM note on this topic:


How To Enhance Security on Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7.0? (Doc ID 1500326.1)


I added many security tips inside, e.g. how to avoid XSS, CSRF, Slowloris, etc...


You can login My Oracle Support (MOS) and see the details there.


Monday Dec 15, 2008

wevb 7.0 u4 is out now

Hi, 


I just got this from PM, Joe,


"I am delighted to announce that Web Server 7.0 Update 4 has been
released. It can be publicly downloaded at:


http://tinyurl.com/ws70u4

and will be showing up on the various download pages later today.


The Release Notes are here:
http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/820-6373/gdutz?a=view

In addition to bug fixes and stability improvements (>40,
http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/820-6373/ghyks?a=view ), this release
introduces better compatibility with CGI and FastCGI applications by
providing REQUEST_URI and SCRIPT_FILENAME variables, support for
default-sun-web.xml, and certification of OpenSolaris 2008.11 as a
supported platform.


All users of Web Server 7.0 through Web Server 7.0 Update 3 are
encourage to upgrade.


Thank you to the entire product team for another great release!


"


So, please download and try it.


I can see many resolved issues in this latest u4 release, at


http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/820-6373/ghyjt?a=view

Thursday Jul 10, 2008

Web 7.0 U3 package-based patch is out in sunsolve

The JES package-based web 7.0 U3 patch is now out and available at sunsolve.


You can download it at


http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-125437-14-1  (for Solaris)


(this may require user login with valid support contract.)


First , you need to check if you are using a package-based web server 7.0.


If you are not sure, then read more at:


http://blogs.sun.com/walter/entry/how_to_check_which_type


Also, you need to install the newer nss patch to make this newer web 7.0 U3 patch work,


read more at :


http://blogs.sun.com/walter/entry/unable_to_start_up_package


For other OS (e.g. windows, Linux, etc), you can see their corresponding patch numbers at Xref section at


http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-125437-14-1  (for Solaris)

You can see the release notes at

http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/820-4848/gdutz?a=browse 



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