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Changelog Apache 2.4


09-July-2017 Changes with Apache 2.4.27
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded nghttp2 to 1.24.0 from 1.23.1 (Changelog)

  *) Brotli master 1.0.0 (30-06-2017) from 1.0.0 (23-04-2017) (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded pcre to 8.41 from 8.40 (Changelog) 

  *) Upgraded expat to 2.2.1 from 2.2.0 (Changelog)

ASF changes:

  *) Security vulnerabilities fixed in 2.4.27: vulnerabilities 24

  *) COMPATIBILITY: mod_lua: Remove the undocumented exported 'apr_table'
     global variable when using Lua 5.2 or later. This was exported as a
     side effect from luaL_register, which is no longer supported as of
     Lua 5.2 which deprecates pollution of the global namespace.
     [Rainer Jung]

  *) COMPATIBILITY: mod_http2: Disable and give warning when using Prefork.
     The server will continue to run, but HTTP/2 will no longer be negotiated.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) COMPATIBILITY: mod_proxy_fcgi: Revert to 2.4.20 FCGI behavior for the
     default ProxyFCGIBackendType, fixing a regression with PHP-FPM. PR 61202.
     [Jacob Champion, Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_lua: Improve compatibility with Lua 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3.
     PR58188, PR60831, PR61245. [Rainer Jung]
  
  *) mod_http2: Simplify ready queue, less memory and better performance. Update
     mod_http2 version to 1.10.7. [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) Allow single-char field names inadvertantly disallowed in 2.4.25.
     PR 61220. [Yann Ylavic]

  *) htpasswd / htdigest: Do not apply the strict permissions of the temporary
     passwd file to a possibly existing passwd file. PR 61240. [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) core: Avoid duplicate HEAD in Allow header.
     This is a regression in 2.4.24 (unreleased), 2.4.25 and 2.4.26.
     PR 61207. [Christophe Jaillet]
16-June-2017 Changes with Apache 2.4.26
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded nghttp2 to 1.23.1 from 1.17.0  (Changelog)

  *) mod_brotly build with Brotli lib version 1.0.0

  *) VC15 Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.1.0f from 1.1.0e (Changelog)

  *) VC11/VC14 Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2l from 1.0.2k (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded APR to 1.6.2 from 1.5.2 (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded APR-UTIL to 1.6.0 from 1.5.4 (Changelog)

ASF changes:

  *) Security vulnerabilities fixed in 2.4.26: vulnerabilities 24

  *) HTTP/2 support no longer tagged as "experimental" but is instead considered
     fully production ready.

  *) mod_http2: Fix for possible CPU busy loop introduced in v1.10.3 where a stream may keep
     the session in continuous check for state changes that never happen. 
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_mime: Fix error checking for quoted pairs.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_wstunnel: Add "upgrade" parameter to allow upgrade to other
     protocols.  [Jean-Frederic Clere]



  *) MPMs unix: Place signals handlers and helpers out of DSOs to avoid
     a possible crash if a signal is caught during (graceful) restart.
     PR 60487.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) core: Deprecate ap_get_basic_auth_pw() and add
     ap_get_basic_auth_components().
     [Emmanuel Dreyfus < manu netbsd.org>, Jacob Champion, Eric Covener]

  *) mod_rewrite: When a substitution is a fully qualified URL, and the 
     scheme/host/port matches the current virtual host, stop interpreting the 
     path component as a local path just because the first component of the 
     path exists in the filesystem.  Adds RewriteOption "LegacyPrefixDocRoot" 
     to revert to previous behavior. PR60009.
     [Hank Ibell < hwibell gmail.com>]
 
  *) core: ap_parse_form_data() URL-decoding doesn't work on EBCDIC
     platforms. PR61124. [Hank Ibell < hwibell gmail.com>]

  *) ab: enable option processing for setting a custom HTTP method also for
     non-SSL builds.  [Rainer Jung]

  *) core: EBCDIC fixes for interim responses with additional headers.
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_ssl: Consistently pass the expected bio_filter_in_ctx_t
     to ssl_io_filter_error(). [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_env: when processing a 'SetEnv' directive, warn if the environment
     variable name includes a '='. It is likely a configuration error.
     PR 60249 [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) Evaluate nested If/ElseIf/Else configuration blocks.
     [Luca Toscano, Jacob Champion]

  *) mod_rewrite: Add 'BNP' (backreferences-no-plus) flag to RewriteRule to 
     allow spaces in backreferences to be encoded as %20 instead of '+'.
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_rewrite: Add the possibility to limit the escaping to specific
     characters in backreferences by listing them in the B flag.
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_substitute: Fix spurious AH01328 (Line too long) errors on EBCDIC
     systems.  [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_http2: fail requests without ERROR log in case we need to read interim
     responses and see only garbage. This can happen if proxied servers send
     data where none should be, e.g. a body for a HEAD request. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_proxy_http2: adding support for Reverse Proxy Request headers.
     [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: fixed possible deadlock that could occur when connections were 
     terminated early with ongoing streams. Fixed possible hanger with timeout
     on race when connection considers itself idle. [Stefan Eissing]  

  *) mod_http2: MaxKeepAliveRequests now limits the number of times a 
     slave connection gets reused. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_brotli: Add a new module for dynamic Brotli (RFC 7932) compression.
     [Evgeny Kotkov]

  *) mod_proxy_http2: Fixed bug in re-attempting proxy requests after 
     connection error. Reliability of reconnect handling improved. 
     [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_http2: better performance, eliminated need for nested locks and
     thread privates. Moving request setups from the main connection to the
     worker threads. Increase number of spare connections kept.
     [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: input buffering and dynamic flow windows for increased 
     throughput. Requires nghttp2 >= v1.5.0 features. Announced at startup
     in mod_http2 INFO log as feature 'DWINS'. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: h2 workers with improved scalability for better scheduling
     performance. There are H2MaxWorkers threads created at start and the
     number is kept constant for now. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: obsoleted option H2SessionExtraFiles, will be ignored and
     just log a warning. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_autoindex: Add IndexOptions UseOldDateFormat to allow the date
     format from 2.2 in the Last Modified column. PR60846.
     [Hank Ibell < hwibell gmail.com>]
 
  *) core: Add %{REMOTE_PORT} to the expression parser. PR59938
     [Hank Ibell < hwibell gmail.com>]

  *) mod_cache: Fix a regression in 2.4.25 for the forward proxy case by
     computing and using the same entity key according to when the cache
     checks, loads and saves the request.
     PR 60577.  [Yann Ylavic]
  
  *) mod_proxy_hcheck: Don't validate timed out responses.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_hcheck: Ensure thread-safety when concurrent healthchecks are
     in use (ProxyHCTPsize > 0).  PR 60071.  [Yann Ylavic, Jim Jagielski]

  *) core: %{DOCUMENT_URI} used in nested SSI expressions should point to the
     URI originally requsted by the user, not the nested documents URI. This
     restores the behavior of this variable to match the "legacy" SSI parser.
     PR60624. [Hank Ibell < hwibell gmail.com>]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Add ProxyFCGISetEnvIf to fixup CGI environment
     variables just before invoking the FastCGI. [Eric Covener,
     Jacob Champion]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Return to 2.4.20-and-earlier behavior of leaving
     a "proxy:fcgi://" prefix in the SCRIPT_FILENAME environment variable by
     default.  Add ProxyFCGIBackendType to allow the type of backend to be
     specified so these kinds of fixups can be restored without impacting
     FPM. PR60576 [Eric Covener, Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_ssl: work around leaks on (graceful) restart. [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ssl: Add support for OpenSSL 1.1.0. [Rainer Jung]

  *) Don't set SO_REUSEPORT unless ListenCoresBucketsRatio is greater
     than zero.  [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_http2: moving session cleanup to pre_close hook to avoid races with
     modules already shut down and slave connections still operating.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_lua: Support for Lua 5.3

  *) mod_proxy_http2: support for ProxyPreserverHost directive. [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_http2: fix for crash when running out of memory.
     [Robert Swiecki < robert swiecki.net>, Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Return HTTP 504 rather than 503 in case of proxy timeout.
     [Luca Toscano]

  *) mod_http2: not counting file buckets again stream max buffer limits. 
     Effectively transfering static files in one step from slave to master 
     connection. [Stefan Eissing]
    
  *) mod_http2: comforting ap_check_pipeline() on slave connections
     to facilitate reuse (see https://github.com/icing/mod_h2/issues/128).
     [Stefan Eissing, reported by Armin Abfalterer]
     
  *) mod_http2: http/2 streams now with state handling/transitions as defined
     in RFC7540. Stream cleanup/connection shutdown reworked to become easier
     to understand/maintain/debug. Added many asserts on state and cleanup 
     transitions. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_auth_digest: Use an anonymous shared memory segment by default,
     preventing startup failure after unclean shutdown.  PR 54622.
     [Jan Kaluza]

  *) mod_filter: Fix AddOutputFilterByType with non-content-level filters.
     PR 58856. [Micha Lenk < micha lenk.info>]
 
  *) mod_watchdog: Fix semaphore leak over restarts.  [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_http2: regression fix on PR 59348, on graceful restart, ongoing 
     streams are finished normally before the final GOAWAY is sent. 
     [Stefan Eissing, < lavko gmail.com>]

  *) mod_proxy: Allow the per-request environment variable "no-proxy" to
     be used as an alternative to ProxyPass /path !. This is primarily
     to set exceptions for ProxyPass specified in < Location> context.
     Use SetEnvIf, not SetEnv. PR 60458.  [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_http2: fixes PR60599, sending proper response for conditional requests
     answered by mod_cache. [Jeff Wheelhouse, Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: rework of stream resource cleanup to avoid a crash in a close
     of a lingering connection. Prohibit special file bucket beaming for
     shared buckets. Files sent in stream output now use the stream pool
     as read buffer, reducing memory footprint of connections.
     [Yann Ylavic, Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_proxy_fcgi, mod_fcgid: Fix crashes in ap_fcgi_encoded_env_len() when
     modules add empty environment variables to the request. PR 60275.
     [< alex2grad AT gmail.com>]

  *) mod_http2: fix for possible page fault when stream is resumed during 
     session shutdown. [sidney-j-r-m (github)]
     
  *) mod_http2: fix for h2 session ignoring new responses while already
     open streams continue to have data available. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: adding support for MergeTrailers directive. [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_http2: limiting DATA frame sizes by TLS record sizes in use on the 
     connection. Flushing outgoing frames earlier. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: cleanup beamer registry on server reload.  PR 60510.
     [Pavel Mateja < pavel verotel.cz>, Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_proxy_{ajp,fcgi}: Fix a possible crash when reusing an established
     backend connection, happening with LogLevel trace2 or higher configured,
     or at any log level with compilers not detected as C99 compliant (e.g.
     MSVC on Windows).  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ext_filter: Don't interfere with "error buckets" issued by other
     modules. PR 60375.  [Eric Covener, Lubos Uhliarik]

  *) mod_http2: fixes https://github.com/icing/mod_h2/issues/126 e.g. beam
     bucket lifetime handling when data is sent over temporary pools.
     [Stefan Eissing]
27-Januari-2017 Changes with Apache 2.4.25
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2k from 1.0.2j (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded pcre to 8.40 from 8.39 (Changelog) 

  *) Upgraded zlib to 1.2.11 from 1.2.8 (Changelog)

ASF changes:

   *) mod_proxy_{ajp,fcgi}: Fix a possible crash when reusing an established 
      backend connection, happening with LogLevel trace2 or higher configured, 
      or at any log level with compilers not detected as C99 compliant (e.g. 
      MSVC on Windows).  [Yann Ylavic] 

19-December-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.25
ASF changes:

  *) Fix some build issues related to various modules.
     [Rainer Jung]
16-December-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.24 (not released)
Apache Lounge changes:

 *) Upgraded nghttp2 to 1.17.0 from 1.12.0  (Changelog)

ASF changes:

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2016-8740 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_http2: Mitigate DoS memory exhaustion via endless
     CONTINUATION frames.
     [Naveen Tiwari < naveen.tiwari@asu.edu > and CDF/SEFCOM at Arizona State
     University, Stefan Eissing]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2016-5387 (cve.mitre.org)
     core: Mitigate [f]cgi "httpoxy" issues.
     [Dominic Scheirlinck < dominic vendhq.com >, Yann Ylavic]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2016-2161 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_auth_digest: Prevent segfaults during client entry allocation when
     the shared memory space is exhausted.
     [Maksim Malyutin < m.malyutin dsec.ru >, Eric Covener, Jacob Champion]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2016-0736 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_session_crypto: Authenticate the session data/cookie with a
     MAC (SipHash) to prevent deciphering or tampering with a padding
     oracle attack.  [Yann Ylavic, Colm MacCarthaigh]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2016-8743 (cve.mitre.org)
     Enforce HTTP request grammar corresponding to RFC7230 for request lines
     and request headers, to prevent response splitting and cache pollution by
     malicious clients or downstream proxies. [William Rowe, Stefan Fritsch]

  *) Validate HTTP response header grammar defined by RFC7230, resulting
     in a 500 error in the event that invalid response header contents are
     detected when serving the response, to avoid response splitting and cache
     pollution by malicious clients, upstream servers or faulty modules.
     [Stefan Fritsch, Eric Covener, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_rewrite: Limit runaway memory use by short circuiting some kinds of
     looping RewriteRules when the local path significantly exceeds 
     LimitRequestLine.  PR 60478. [Jeff Wheelhouse < apache wheelhouse.org >]

  *) mod_ratelimit: Allow for initial "burst" amount at full speed before
     throttling: PR 60145 [Andy Valencia < ajv-etradanalhos vsta.org >,
     Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_socache_memcache: Provide memcache stats to mod_status.
     [Jim Jagielski]

  *) http_filters: Fix potential looping in new check_headers() due to new
     pattern of ap_die() from http header filter. Explicitly clear the
     previous headers and body.

  *) core: Drop Content-Length header and message-body from HTTP 204 responses.
     PR 51350 [Luca Toscano]

  *) mod_proxy: Honor a server scoped ProxyPass exception when ProxyPass is
     configured in < Location >, like in 2.2. PR 60458.
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_lua: Fix default value of LuaInherit directive. It should be 
     'parent-first' instead of 'none', as per documentation.  PR 60419
     [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) core: New directive HttpProtocolOptions to control httpd enforcement
     of various RFC7230 requirements. [Stefan Fritsch, William Rowe]

  *) core: Permit unencoded ';' characters to appear in proxy requests and
     Location: response headers. Corresponds to modern browser behavior.
     [William Rowe]

  *) core: ap_rgetline_core now pulls from r->proto_input_filters.

  *) core: Correctly parse an IPv6 literal host specification in an absolute
     URL in the request line. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: New directive RegisterHttpMethod for registering non-standard
     HTTP methods. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_socache_memcache: Pass expiration time through to memcached.
     [Faidon Liambotis < paravoid debian.org >, Joe Orton]

  *) mod_cache: Use the actual URI path and query-string for identifying the
     cached entity (key), such that rewrites are taken into account when
     running afterwards (CacheQuickHandler off).  PR 21935.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_http2: new directive 'H2EarlyHints' to enable sending of HTTP status
     103 interim responses. Disabled by default. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_ssl: Fix quick renegotiation (OptRenegotiaton) with no intermediate
     in the client certificate chain.  PR 55786.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) event: Allow to use the whole allocated scoreboard (up to ServerLimit
     slots) to avoid scoreboard full errors when some processes are finishing
     gracefully. Also, make gracefully finishing processes close all
     keep-alive connections. PR 53555. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mpm_event: Don't take over scoreboard slots from gracefully finishing
     threads. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mpm_event: Free memory earlier when shutting down processes.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_status: Display the process slot number in the async connection
     overview. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_dir: Responses that go through "FallbackResource" might appear to
     hang due to unterminated chunked encoding. PR58292. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_dav: Fix a potential cause of unbounded memory usage or incorrect
     behavior in a routine that sends < DAV:response >'s to the output filters.
     [Evgeny Kotkov]

  *) mod_http2: new directive 'H2PushResource' to enable early pushes before 
     processing of the main request starts. Resources are announced to the 
     client in Link headers on a 103 early hint response. 
     All responses with status code <400 are inspected for Link header and
     trigger pushes accordingly. 304 still does prevent pushes.
     'H2PushResource' can mark resources as 'critical' which gives them higher
     priority than the main resource. This leads to preferred scheduling for
     processing and, when content is available, will send it first. 'critical'
     is also recognized on Link headers. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_proxy_http2: uris in Link headers are now mapped back to a suitable
     local url when available. Relative uris with an absolute path are mapped
     as well. This makes reverse proxy mapping available for resources
     announced in this header. 
     With 103 interim responses being forwarded to the main client connection,
     this effectively allows early pushing of resources by a reverse proxied
     backend server. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_proxy_http2: adding support for newly proposed 103 status code.
     [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mpm_unix: Apache fails to start if previously crashed then restarted with
     the same PID (e.g. in container).  PR 60261.
     [Val < valentin.bremond gmail.com >, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_http2: unannounced and multiple interim responses (status code < 200)
     are parsed and forwarded to client until a final response arrives.
     [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_proxy_http2: improved robustness when main connection is closed early
     by resetting all ongoing streams against the backend.
     [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_http2: allocators from slave connections are released earlier,
     resulting in less overall memory use on busy, long lived connections.
     [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_remoteip: Pick up where we left off during a subrequest rather
     than running with the modified XFF but original TCP address.
     PR 49839/PR 60251

  *) http: Respond with "408 Request Timeout" when a timeout occurs while
     reading the request body.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_http2: connection shutdown revisited: corrected edge cases on
     shutting down ongoing streams, changed log warnings to be less noisy
     when waiting on long running tasks. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: changed all AP_DEBUG_ASSERT to ap_assert to have them 
     available also in normal deployments. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2/mod_proxy_http2: 100-continue handling now properly implemented
     up to the backend. Reused HTTP/2 proxy connections with more than a second
     not used will block request bodies until a PING answer is received.
     Requests headers are not delayed by this, since they are repeatable in
     case of failure. This greatly increases robustness, especially with
     busy server and/or low keepalive connections. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_proxy_http2: fixed duplicate symbols with mod_http2.
     [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_http2: rewrite of how responses and trailers are transferred between
     master and slave connection. Reduction of internal states for tasks
     and streams, stability. Heuristic id generation for slave connections
     to better keep promise of connection ids unique at given point int time.
     Fix for mod_cgid interop in high load situtations. 
     Fix for handling of incoming trailers when no request body is sent.
     [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_http2: fix suspended handling for streams. Output could become
     blocked in rare cases. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mpm_winnt: Prevent a denial of service when the 'data' AcceptFilter is in
     use by replacing it with the 'connect' filter. PR 59970. [Jacob Champion]

  *) mod_cgid: Resolve a case where a short CGI response causes a subsequent
     CGI to be killed prematurely, resulting in a truncated subsequent
     response. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_proxy_hcheck: Set health check URI and expression correctly for health
     check worker. PR 60038 [zdeno < zdeno scnet.sk >]

  *) mod_http2: if configured with nghttp2 1.14.0 and onward, invalid request
     headers will immediately reset the stream with a PROTOCOL error. Feature
     logged by module on startup as 'INVHD' in info message.
     [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: fixed handling of stream buffers during shutdown.
     [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_reqtimeout: Fix body timeout disabling for CONNECT requests to avoid
     triggering mod_proxy_connect's AH01018 once the tunnel is established.
     [Yann Ylavic]

  *) ab: Set the Server Name Indication (SNI) extension on outgoing TLS
     connections (unless -I is specified), according to the Host header (if
     any) or the requested URL's hostname otherwise.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: avoid loops when ProxyErrorOverride is enabled
     and the error documents are proxied. PR 55415. [Luca Toscano]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: read the whole FCGI response even when the content
     has not been modified (HTTP 304) or in case of a precondition failure
     (HTTP 412) to avoid subsequent bogus reads and confusing
     error messages logged. [Luca Toscano]

  *) mod_http2: h2 status resource follows latest draft, see
     http://www.ietf.org/id/draft-benfield-http2-debug-state-01.txt
     [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: handling graceful shutdown gracefully, e.g. handling existing
     streams to the end. [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_proxy_{http,ajp,fcgi}: don't reuse backend connections with data
     available before the request is sent.  PR 57832.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_balancer: Prevent redirect loops between workers within a
     balancer by limiting the number of redirects to the number balancer
     members. PR 59864 [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) mod_proxy: Correctly consider error response codes by the backend when
     processing failonstatus. PR 59869 [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) mod_dav: Add dav_get_provider_name() function to obtain the name
     of the provider from mod_dav.  [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_dav: Add support for childtags to dav_error.
     [Jari Urpalainen < jari.urpalainen nokia.com >]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Fix 2.4.23 breakage for mod_rewrite per-dir and query 
     string showing up in SCRIPT_FILENAME. PR59815

  *) mod_include: Fix a potential memory misuse while evaluating expressions.
     PR59844. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_http2: new H2CopyFiles directive that changes treatment of file
     handles in responses. Necessary in order to fix broken lifetime handling
     in modules such as mod_wsgi.
  
  *) mod_http2: removing timeouts on master connection while requests are
     being processed. Requests may timeout, but the master only times out when
     no more requests are active. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: fixes connection flush when answering SETTINGS without any
     stream open. [Moto Ishizawa <@summerwind>, Stefan Eissing]
27-September-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.23
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2j from 1.0.2i (Changelog)
23-September-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.23
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2i from 1.0.2h (Changelog)
4-July-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.23
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded nghttp2 to 1.12.0 from 1.9.2  (Changelog)

  *) Updgraded libxml2 to 2.9.4 from 2.9.3 (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded expat to 2.2.0 from 2.1.0 (Changelog)

  *) VC14: Build with Visual Studio 2015 Update 3

  *) Updgraded pcre to 8.39 from 8.38 (Changelog) 

ASF changes:

  *) mod_ssl: reset client-verify state of ssl when aborting renegotiations.
     [Erki Aring < erkiatExample.ee>, Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_sed: Fix 'x' command processing. [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) configure: Fix ./configure edge-case failures around dependencies
     of mod_proxy_hcheck. [William Rowe, Ruediger Pluem, Jeff Trawick]
20-June-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.22 (not released)
ASF changes:

  *) mod_http2: fix for request abort when connections drops, introduced in 1.5.8
16-June-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.21 (not released)
ASF changes:

  *) mod_http2: more rigid error handling in DATA frame assembly, leading
     to deterministic connection errors if assembly fails.
     [Stefan Eissing, Pal Nilsen < github.com/maedox>]

  *) abs: Include OPENSSL_Applink when compiling on Windows, to resolve
     failures under Visual Studio 2015 and other mismatched MSVCRT flavors.
     PR59630 [Jan Ehrhardt < phpdev ehrhardt.nl>]

  *) mod_ssl: Add "no_crl_for_cert_ok" flag to SSLCARevocationCheck directive
     to opt-in previous behaviour (2.2) with CRLs verification when checking
     certificate(s) with no corresponding CRL.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mpm_event, mpm_worker: Fix computation of MinSpareThreads' lower bound
     according the number of listeners buckets.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) Add ap_cstr_casecmp[n]() - placeholder of apr_cstr_casecmp[n] functions
     for case-insensitive C/POSIX-locale token comparison.
     [Jim Jagielski, William Rowe, Yann Ylavic, Branko ibej]

  *) mod_userdir: Constify and save a few bytes in the conf pool when
     parsing the "UserDir" directive. [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_cache: Fix (max-stale with no '=') and enforce (check
     integers after '=') Cache-Control header parsing.
     [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) core: Add -DDUMP_INCLUDES configtest option to show the tree
     of Included configuration files.
     [Jacob Champion < champion.pxi gmail.com>]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Avoid passing a filename of proxy:fcgi:// as
     SCRIPT_FILENAME to a FastCGI server. PR59618.
     [Jacob Champion < champion.pxi gmail.com>]

  *) mod_dav: Add dav_get_provider_name() function to obtain the name
     of the provider from mod_dav.
     [Jari Urpalainen < jari.urpalainen nokia.com>]

  *) mod_proxy_http2: properly care for HTTP2 flow control of the frontend
     connection is HTTP/1.1. [Patch supplied by Evgeny Kotkov]
     
  *) mod_http2: improved cleanup of connection/streams/tasks to always
     have deterministic order regardless of event initiating it. Addresses
     reported crashes due to memory read after free issues. 
     [Stefan Eissing] 
  
  *) mod_ssl: Correct the interaction between SSLProxyCheckPeerCN and newer
     SSLProxyCheckPeerName directives since release 2.4.5, such that disabling
     either disables both, and that enabling either triggers the new, more
     comprehensive SSLProxyCheckPeerName behavior. Only a single configuration
     remains to enable the legacy behavior, which is to explicitly disable
     SSLProxyCheckPeerName, and enable SSLProxyCheckPeerCN. [William Rowe]

  *) mod_include: add the < !--#comment ... > syntax in order to include comments
     in a SSI file. [Christophe Jaillet based on a suggestion from Rob]

  *) mod_http2: improved event handling for suspended streams, responses
     and window updates. [Stefan Eissing] 
     
  *) mod_proxy_hcheck: Provide for dynamic background health
     checks on reverse proxies associated with BalancerMember
     workers. [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_http2: Fix async write issue that led to selection of wrong timeout
     vs. keepalive timeout selection for idle sessions. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: checking LimitRequestLine, LimitRequestFields and 
     LimitRequestFieldSize configurated values for incoming streams. Returning
     HTTP status 431 for too long/many headers fields and 414 for a too long
     pseudo header. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: tracking conn_rec->current_thread on slave connections, so
     that mod_lua finds the correct one. Fixes PR 59542. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_proxy_http2: new experimental http2 proxy module for h2: and h2c: proxy
     urls. Part of the httpd mod_proxy framework, common settings apply.
     Requests from the same HTTP/2 frontend connection against the same backend
     are aggregated on a single connection.
     [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_http2: slave connections have conn_rec->aborted flag set when a stream
     has been reset by the client. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: merge of some 2.4.x adaptions re filters on slave connections.
     Small fixes in bucket beams when forwarding file buckets. Output handling
     on master connection uses less FLUSH and passes automatically when more
     than half of H2StreamMaxMemSize bytes have accumulated.
     Workaround for http: when forwarding partial file buckets to keep the
     output filter from closing these too early. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: elimination of fixed master connection buffer for TLS 
     connections. New scratch bucket handling optimized for TLS write sizes. 
     File bucket data read directly into scratch buffers, avoiding one
     copy. Non-TLS connections continue to pass buckets unchanged to the core
     filters to allow sendfile() usage. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2/mod_proxy_http2: h2_request.c is no longer shared between these
     modules. This simplifies building on platforms such as Windows, as module
     reference used in logging is now clear. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) Scoreboard: Fix a regression in 2.4.20 that causes wrong request data
     to be displayed on the status page. PR 59333. [Yann Ylavic, William Rowe]

  *) mod_http2: fixed a bug that caused mod_proxy_http2 to be called for window
     updates on requests it had already reported done. Added synchronization
     on early connection/stream close that lets ongoing requests safely drain
     their input filters.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: scoreboard updates that summarize the h2 session (and replace
     the last request information) will only happen when the session is idle or 
     in shutdown/done phase. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: new "bucket beam" technology to transport buckets across
     threads without buffer copy. Delaying response start until flush or
     enough body data has been accumulated. Overall significantly smaller
     memory footprint. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) core: New CGIVar directive can configure REQUEST_URI to represent the
     current URI being processed instead of always the original request.
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) scoreboard/status: Restore behavior of showing workers' previous Client,
     VHost and Request values when idle, like in 2.4.18 and earlier. 

  *) mod_http2: r->protocol changed to "HTTP/2.0" (was "HTTP/2") as this will
     give expected syntax in CGI's SERVER_PROTOCOL is more compatible with
     existing major/minor handling. Fixes PR 59313.

  *) mod_http2: disabling mmap for file buckets transport due to segmenation
     faults when files change on the fly.
4-May-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.20
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2h from 1.0.2g (Changelog)
8-April-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.20
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded nghttp2 to 1.9.2 from 1.5.0  (Changelog)

ASF changes:

  *) core: Do not read .htaccess if AllowOverride and AllowOverrideList
     are "None". PR 58528.
     [Michael Schlenker < msc contact.de, Ruediger Pluem, Daniel Ruggeri]

  *) mod_proxy_express: Fix possible use of DB handle after close.  PR 59230.
     [Petr < pgajdos suse.cz>]

  *) core/util_script: relax alphanumeric filter of enviroment variable names
     on Windows to allow '(' and ')' for passing PROGRAMFILES(X86) et.al.
     unadulterated in 64 bit versions of Windows. PR 46751.  
     [John < john leineweb de>]

  *) mod_http2: incrementing keepalives on each request started so that logging
     %k gives increasing numbers per master http2 connection. 
     New documented variables in env, usable in custom log formats: H2_PUSH,
     H2_PUSHED, H2_PUSHED_ON, H2_STREAM_ID and H2_STREAM_TAG.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: more efficient passing of response bodies with less contention
     and file bucket forwarding. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: fix for missing score board updates on request count, fix for
     memory leak on slave connection reuse. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: Fix build on Windows from dsp files.
     [Stefan Eissing] 
21-March-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.19 (not released)
ASF changes:

  *) mod_include: Add variable DOCUMENT_ARGS, with the arguments to the
     request for the SSI document.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_authz_host: Add a new "forward-dns" authorization type, not relying on
     reverse DNS lookups.  [Fabien]

  *) mod_ssl: Add hooks to allow other modules to perform processing at
     several stages of initialization and connection handling.  See
     mod_ssl_openssl.h.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_http2: disabling PUSH when client sends GOAWAY. Slave connections are 
     reused for several requests, improved performance and better memory use. 
     [Stefan Eissing]  

  *) mod_rewrite: Don't implicitly URL-escape the original query string
     when no substitution has changed it (like PR50447 but server context)
     [Evgeny Kotkov < evgeny.kotkov visualsvn.com>]

  *) mod_http2: fixes problem with wrong lifetime of file buckets on main
     connection. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: fixes incorrect denial of requests without :authority header.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_reqtimeout: Prevent long response times from triggering a timeout once
     the request has been fully read.  PR 59045.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) ap_expr: expression support for variable HTTP2=on|off. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: give control to async mpm for keepalive timeouts only when
     no streams are open and even if only after 1 sec delay. Under load, event
     mpm discards connections otherwise too quickly. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_ssl: Don't lose track of the SSL context if an unlikely failure occurs
     in ssl_init_ssl_connection().  [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_rewrite: Add QSL|qslast flag to allow rewrites to files with
     literal question marks in their names. PR 58777. [Eric Covener]

  *) event: use pre_connection hook to properly initialize connection state for
     slave connections. use protocol_switch hook to initialize server config
     early based on SNI selected vhost. 
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) hostname: Test and log useragent_host per-request across various modules,
     including the scoreboard, expression and rewrite engines, setenvif,
     authz_host, access_compat, custom logging, ssl and REMOTE_HOST variables.
     PR55348  [William Rowe]

  *) core: Track the useragent_host per-request when mod_remoteip or similar
     modules track a per-request useragent_ip.  Modules should be updated
     to inquire for ap_get_useragent_host() in place of ap_get_remote_host().
     [William Rowe]

  *) core: fix a bug in < UnDefine ...> directive processing. When used, the last
     < Define...>'ed variable was also withdrawn. PR 59019
     [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_http2: Accept-Encoding is, when present on the initiating request, 
     added to push promises. This lets compressed content work in pushes.
     by the client. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: fixed possible read after free when streams were cancelled early
     by the client. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: fixed possible deadlock during connection shutdown. Thanks to 
     @FrankStolle for reporting and getting the necessary data.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: fixed apr_uint64_t formatting in a log statement to user proper 
     APR def, thanks to @Sp1l.

  *) mod_http2: number of worker threads allowed to a connection is adjusting 
     dynamically. Starting with 4, the number is doubled when streams can be 
     served without block on http/2 connection flow. The number is halfed, when
     the server has to wait on client flow control grants. 
     This can happen with a maximum frequency of 5 times per second. 
     When a connection occupies too many workers, repeatable requests 
     (GET/HEAD/OPTIONS) are cancelled and placed back in the queue. Should that 
     not suffice and a stream is busy longer than the server timeout, the 
     connection will be aborted with error code ENHANCE_YOUR_CALM.
     This does *not* limit the number of streams a client may open, rather the
     number of server threads a connection might use.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: allowing link header to specify multiple "rel" values, 
     space-separated inside a quoted string. Prohibiting push when Link 
     parameter "nopush" is present.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: reworked connection state handling. Idle connections accept a
     GOAWAY from the client without further reply. Otherwise the
     module makes a best effort to send one last GOAWAY to the client.

  *) mod_http2: the values from standard directives Timeout and KeepAliveTimeout
     properly are applied to http/2 connections.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: idle connections are returned to async mpms. new hook
     "pre_close_connection" used to send GOAWAY frame when not already done.
     Setting event mpm server config "by hand" for the main connection to
     the correct negotiated server.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: keep-alive blocking reads are done with 1 second timeouts to
     check for MPM stopping. Will announce early GOAWAY and finish processing
     open streams, then close.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: bytes read/written on slave connections are reported via the
     optional mod_logio functions. Fixes PR 58871.

  *) prefork: Initialize the POD when running in ONE_PROCESS (or -X) mode to
     avoid a crash.  [Jan Kaluza, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ssl: When SSLVerify is disabled (NONE), don't force a renegotiation if
     the SSLVerifyDepth applied with the default/handshaken vhost differs from
     the one applicable with the finally selected vhost.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) core: Ensure that httpd exits with an error status when the MPM fails
     to run.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ssl: Fix a possible memory leak on restart for custom [EC]DH params.
     [Jan Kaluza, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ssl: Add SSLOCSPProxyURL to add the possibility to do all queries
     to OCSP responders through a HTTP proxy. [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) mod_proxy: Play/restore the TLS-SNI on new backend connections which
     had to be issued because the remote closed the previous/reusable one
     during idle (keep-alive) time.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_cache_socache: Fix a possible cached entity body corruption when it
     is received from an origin server in multiple batches and forwarded by
     mod_proxy.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) core: Add expression support to SetHandler.
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_remoteip: Prevent an external proxy from presenting an internal
     proxy. PR 55962. [Mike Rumph]

  *) core: Prevent a server crash in case of an invalid CONNECT request with
     a custom error page for status code 400 that uses server side includes.
     PR 58929 [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) mod_ssl: handle TIMEOUT on empty SSL input as non-fatal, returning 
     APR_TIMEUP and preserving connection state for later retry.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_ssl: Save some TLS record (application data) fragmentations by
     including the last and subsequent suitable buckets when coalescing.
     [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Suppress HTTP error 503 and message 01075, 
     "Error dispatching request", when the cause appears to be 
     due to the client closing the connection. 
     PR58118.  [Tobias Adolph < adolph lrz.de>]

  *) mod_cgid: Message AH02550, failure to flush a response to the client,
     is now logged at TRACE1 level to match the underlying core output filter
     severity.  [Eric Covener]

  *) mime.types: add common extension "m4a" for MPEG 4 Audio.
     PR 57895 [Dylan Millikin < dylan.millikin gmail.com>]

  *) Added many log numbers to log statements that had none.
     [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_log_config: Add GlobalLog to allow a globally defined log to
     be inherited by virtual hosts that define a CustomLog.
     [Edward Lu]

  *) mod_http2: connections how keep a "push diary" where hashes of already
     pushed resources are kept. See directive H2PushDiarySize for managing this.
     Push diaries can be initialized by clients via the "Cache-Digest" request
     header. This carries a base64url encoded. compressed Golomb set as described
     in https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-kazuho-h2-cache-digest/
     Introduced a status handler for HTTP/2 connections, giving various counters
     and statistics about the current connection, plus its cache digest value
     in a JSON record. Not a replacement for more HTTP/2 in the server status. 
     Configured as
     < Location "/http2-status">
         SetHandler http2-status
     < /Location>
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: Fixed flushing of last GOAWAY frame. Previously, that frame
     did not always reach the client, causing some to fail the next request.
     Fixed calculation of last stream id accepted as described in rfc7540. 
     Reading in KEEPALIVE state now correctly shown in scoreboard. 
     Fixed possible race in connection shutdown after review by Ylavic. 
     Fixed segfault on connection shutdown, callback ran into a semi dismantled session. 
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: Added support for experimental accept-push-policy draft
     (https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ruellan-http-accept-push-policy-00). Clients
     may now influence server pushes by sending accept-push-policy headers.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: new r->subprocess_env variables HTTP2 and H2PUSH, set to "on"
     when available for request.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: fixed bug in input window size calculation by moving chunked
     request body encoding into later stage of processing. Fixes PR 58825.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) core: new hook "pre_close_connection" which is run before the lingering
     close of connections is started. This gives protocol handlers one last
     chance to use a connection before it goes down.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_status/scoreboard: showing connection protocol in new column, new 
     ap_update_child_status methods for updating server/description. mod_ssl
     sets vhost negotiated by servername directly.
     [Stefan Eissing]
3-March-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.18
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2g from 1.0.2f (Changelog)
22-Februari-2016 Changes with Apache 2.4.18
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2f from 1.0.2e (Changelog)
11-December-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.18

Apache Lounge changes:

  *) VC14: Build with Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 (including dependencies)

  *) Upgraded lua to 5.2.4 from 5.1.5  (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded nghttp2 to 1.5.0 from 1.3.4  (Changelog)

  *) Updgraded libxml2 to 2.9.3 from 2.9.2 (Changelog)

  *) Updgraded pcre to 8.38 from 8.37 (Changelog) 

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2e from 1.0.2d (Changelog)

ASF changes:

  *) mod_ssl: for all ssl_engine_vars.c lookups, fall back to master connection
     if conn_rec itself holds no valid SSLConnRec*. Fixes PR58666.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: connection level window for flow control is set to protocol
     maximum of 2GB-1, preventing window exhaustion when sending data on many
     streams with higher cumulative window size. 
     Reducing write frequency unless push promises need to be flushed.
     [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_http2: required minimum version of libnghttp2 is 1.2.1
     [Stefan Eissing]
  
  *) mod_proxy_fdpass: Fix AH01153 error when using the default configuration.
     In earlier version of httpd, you can explicitelly set the 'flusher' parameter
     to 'flush' as a workaround. (i.e. flusher=flush)
     Add documentation for the 'flusher' parameter when defining a proxy worker.
     [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_ssl: For the "SSLStaplingReturnResponderErrors off" case, make sure
     to only staple responses with certificate status "good". [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_http2: new directive 'H2PushPriority' to allow priority specifications
     on server pushed streams according to their content-type. 
     [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: fixes crash on connection abort for a busy connection.
     fixes crash on a request that did not produce any response.
     [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: trailers are sent after reponse body if set in request_rec
     trailers_out before the end-of-request bucket is sent through the 
     output filters. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: incoming trailers (headers after request body) are properly
     forwarded to the processing engine. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: new directive 'H2Push' to en-/disable HTTP/2 server
     pushes a server/virtual host. Pushes are initiated by the presence
     of 'Link:' headers with relation 'preload' on a response. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: write performance of http2 improved for larger resources,
     especially static files. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) core: if the first HTTP/1.1 request on a connection goes to a server that
     prefers different protocols, these protocols are announced in a Upgrade:
     header on the response, mentioning the preferred protocols.
     [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: new directives 'H2TLSWarmUpSize' and 'H2TLSCoolDownSecs'
     to control TLS record sizes during connection lifetime.
     [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_http2: new directive 'H2ModernTLSOnly' to enforce security
     requirements of RFC 7540 on TLS connections. [Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) core: add ap_get_protocol_upgrades() to retrieve the list of protocols
     that a client could possibly upgrade to. Use in first request on a 
     connection to announce protocol choices. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_http2: reworked deallocation on connection shutdown and worker
     abort. Separate parent pool for all workers. worker threads are joined
     on planned worker shutdown. [Yann Ylavic, Stefan Eissing]
     
  *) mod_ssl: when receiving requests for other virtual hosts than the handshake
     server, the SSL parameters are checked for equality. With equal 
     configuration, requests are passed for processing. Any change will trigger
     the old behaviour of "421 Misdirected Request".
     SSL now remembers the cipher suite that was used for the last handshake.
     This is compared against for any vhost/directory cipher specification. 
     Detailed examination of renegotiation is only done when these do not
     match.
     Renegotiation is 403ed when a master connection is present. Exact reason
     is given additionally in a request note. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) core: Fix scoreboard crash (SIGBUS) on hardware requiring strict 64bit
     alignment (SPARC64, PPC64).  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_cache: Accept HT (Horizontal Tab) when parsing cache related header
     fields as described in RFC7230. [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) core/util_script: making REDIRECT_URL a full URL is now opt-in
     via new 'QualifyRedirectURL' directive.

  *) core: Limit to ten the number of tolerated empty lines between request,
     and consume them before the pipelining check to avoid possible response
     delay when reading the next request without flushing.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ssl: Extend expression parser registration to support ssl variables
     in any expression using mod_rewrite syntax "%{SSL:VARNAME}" or function
     syntax "ssl(VARNAME)". [Rainer Jung]

11-October-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.17

Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Build with nghttp2 1.3.4 (Changelog)

  *) VC10/11 Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2d from 1.0.1p (Changelog)

ASF changes:

  *) mod_http2: added donated HTTP/2 implementation via core module. Similar
     configuration options to mod_ssl. [Stefan Eissing]

  *) mod_proxy: don't recyle backend announced "Connection: close" connections
     to avoid reusing it should the close be effective after some new request
     is ready to be sent.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_substitute: Allow to configure the patterns merge order with the new
     SubstituteInheritBefore on|off directive.  PR 57641
     [Marc.Stern < Marc.Stern approach.be>, Yann Ylavic, William Rowe]

  *) mod_proxy: Fix ProxySourceAddress binding failure with AH00938.
     PR 56687.  [Arne de Bruijn < apache arbruijn.dds.nl>

  *) mod_ssl: Support compilation against libssl built with OPENSSL_NO_SSL3,
     and change the compiled-in default for SSL[Proxy]Protocol to "all -SSLv3",
     in accordance with RFC 7568. PR 58349, PR 57120. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl: append :!aNULL:!eNULL:!EXP to the cipher string settings,
     instead of prepending !aNULL:!eNULL:!EXP: (as was the case in 2.4.7
     and later). Enables support for configuring the SUITEB* cipher
     strings introduced in OpenSSL 1.0.2. PR 58213. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl: Add support for extracting the msUPN and dnsSRV forms
     of subjectAltName entries of type "otherName" into
     SSL_{CLIENT,SERVER}_SAN_OTHER_{msUPN,dnsSRV}_n environment
     variables. Addresses PR 58020. [Jan Pazdziora < jpazdziora redhat.com>,
     Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_logio: Fix logging of %^FB (time to first byte) on the first request on
     an SSL connection.  PR 58454.  
     [Konstantin J. Chernov < k.j.chernov gmail.com>]

  *) mod_cache: r->err_headers_out is not merged into
     r->headers when mod_cache is enabled and the response
     is cached for the first time. [Edward Lu]

  *) mod_slotmem_shm: Fix slots/SHM files names on restart for systems that
     can't create new (clear) slots while previous children gracefully stopping
     still use the old ones (e.g. Windows, OS2). mod_proxy_balancer failed to
     restart whenever the number of configured balancers/members changed during
     restart.  PR 58024.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) core/util_script: make REDIRECT_URL a full URL.  PR 57785. [Nick Kew]

  *) MPMs: Support SO_REUSEPORT to create multiple duplicated listener
     records for scalability. [Yingqi Lu < yingqi.lu intel.com>,
     Jeff Trawick, Jim Jagielski, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy: Fix a race condition that caused a failed worker to be retried
     before the retry period is over. [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) mod_autoindex: Allow autoindexes when neither mod_dir nor mod_mime are
     loaded. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_rewrite:  Allow cookies set by mod_rewrite to contain ':' by accepting
     ';' as an alternate separator.  PR47241. 
     [< bugzilla schermesser com>, Eric Covener]

  *) apxs: Add HTTPD_VERSION and HTTPD_MMN to the variables available with 
     apxs -q. PR58202. [Daniel Shahaf < danielsh apache.org>]

  *) mod_rewrite: Avoid a crash when lacking correct DB access permissions
     when using RewriteMap with MapType dbd or fastdbd.  [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_authz_dbd: Avoid a crash when lacking correct DB access permissions.
     PR 57868. [Jose Kahan < jose w3.org>, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_socache_memcache: Add the 'MemcacheConnTTL' directive to control how 
     long to keep idle connections with the memcache server(s).
     Change default value from 600 usec (!) to 15 sec. PR 58091
     [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_dir: Prevent the internal identifier "httpd/unix-directory" from
     appearing as a Content-Type response header when requests for a directory
     are rewritten by mod_rewrite. [Eric Covener]

 
22-July-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.16

Apache Lounge changes:

  *) VC14 : Build with the final Visual Studio 2015
 
14-July-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.16

Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded APR to 1.5.2 from 1.5.1 (Changelog)

  *) httpd.exe build with OPENSSL_Applink shim

  *) Added APR OpenSSL Crypto Driver 

  *) VC14: httpd.exe build with SupportedOS Manifest

  *) VC11/10: Updgraded pcre to 8.37 from 8.36 (Changelog) 

  *) VC14: Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2d from 1.0.2a (Changelog)

  *) VC11/10: Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1p from 1.0.1m (Changelog)


ASF changes:
 
  *) http: Fix LimitRequestBody checks when there is no more bytes to read.
     [Michael Kaufmann  mail michael-kaufmann.ch]

  *) mod_alias: Revert expression parser support for Alias, ScriptAlias
     and Redirect due to a regression (introduced in 2.4.13, not released).

  *) mod_reqtimeout: Don't let pipelining checks and keep-alive times interfere
     with the timeouts computed for subsequent requests.  PR 56729.
     [Eric Covener, Yann Ylavic]

  *) core: Avoid a possible truncation of the faulty header included in the
     HTML response when LimitRequestFieldSize is reached.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ldap: In some case, LDAP_NO_SUCH_ATTRIBUTE could be returned instead
     of an error during a compare operation. [Eric Covener]

19-June-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.15 (not released)

ASF changes:

  *) mod_ext_filter, mod_charset_lite: Avoid inadvertent filtering of protocol
     data during read of chunked request bodies. PR 58049. 
     [Edward Lu Chaosed0 gmail.com>]

  *) mod_ldap: Stop leaking LDAP connections when 'LDAPConnectionPoolTTL 0' 
     is configured.  PR 58037.  [Ted Phelps phelps gnusto.com>]

  *) core: Allow spaces after chunk-size for compatibility with implementations
     using a pre-filled buffer.  [Yann Ylavic, Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_ssl: Remove deprecated SSLCertificateChainFile warning.
     [Yann Ylavic]

11-June-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.14 (not released)

ASF changes:

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2015-3183 (cve.mitre.org)
     core: Fix chunk header parsing defect.
     Remove apr_brigade_flatten(), buffering and duplicated code from
     the HTTP_IN filter, parse chunks in a single pass with zero copy.
     Limit accepted chunk-size to 2^63-1 and be strict about chunk-ext
     authorized characters.  [Graham Leggett, Yann Ylavic]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2015-3185 (cve.mitre.org)
     Replacement of ap_some_auth_required (unusable in Apache httpd 2.4)
     with new ap_some_authn_required and ap_force_authn hook.  [Ben Reser]

4-June-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.13 (not released)
ASF changes:

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2015-0253 (cve.mitre.org)
     core: Fix a crash with ErrorDocument 400 pointing to a local URL-path 
     with the INCLUDES filter active, introduced in 2.4.11. PR 57531. 
     [Yann Ylavic]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2015-0228 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_lua: A maliciously crafted websockets PING after a script
     calls r:wsupgrade() can cause a child process crash. 
     [Edward Lu Chaosed0 gmail.com]

  *) mod_proxy: Don't put the worker in error state for 500 or 503 errors
     returned by the backend unless failonstatus is configured to.  PR 56925.
     [Yann Ylavic]

  *) core: Don't lowercase the argument to SetHandler if it begins with
     "proxy:unix". PR 57968. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_ssl OCSP Stapling: Don't block initial handshakes while refreshing
     the OCSP response for a different certificate.  mod_ssl has an additional
     global mutex, "ssl-stapling-refresh".  PR 57131 (partial fix).
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_authz_dbm: Fix crashes when "dbm-file-group" is used and
     authz modules were loaded in the "wrong" order.  [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_authn_dbd, mod_authz_dbd, mod_session_dbd, mod_rewrite: Fix lifetime
     of DB lookup entries independently of the selected DB engine.  PR 46421.
     [Steven whitson steven.whitson gmail com, Jan Kaluza, Yann Ylavic].

  *) In alignment with RFC 7525, the default recommended SSLCipherSuite
     and SSLProxyCipherSuite now exclude RC4 as well as MD5. Also, the
     default recommended SSLProtocol and SSLProxyProtocol directives now
     exclude SSLv3. Existing configurations must be adjusted by the
     administrator. [William Rowe]

  *) mod_ssl: Add support for extracting subjectAltName entries of type
     rfc822Name and dNSName into SSL_{CLIENT,SERVER}_SAN_{Email,DNS}_n
     environment variables. Also addresses PR 57207. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) dav_validate_request: avoid validating locks and ETags when there are
     no If headers providing them on a resource we aren't modifying.
     [Ben Reser]

  *) mod_proxy_scgi: ProxySCGIInternalRedirect now allows an alternate
     response header to be used by the application, for when the application
     or framework is unable to return Location in the internal-redirect
     form.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) core: Cleanup the request soon/even if some output filter fails to
     handle the EOR bucket.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mpm_event: Allow for timer events duplicates. [Jim Jagielski, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy, mod_ssl, mod_cache_socache, mod_socache_*: Support machine
     readable server-status produced when using the "auto" query string.
     [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_status: Add more data to machine readable server-status produced
     when using the "auto" query string.  [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_ssl: Check for the Entropy Gathering Daemon (EGD) availability at
     configure time (RAND_egd), and complain if SSLRandomSeed requires using
     it otherwise.  [Bernard Spil pil.oss gmail com, Stefan Sperling,
     Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl: make sure to consistently output SSLCertificateChainFile
     deprecation warnings, when encountered in a VirtualHost block.
     [Falco Schwarz hiding falco.me]

  *) mod_log_config: Add "%{UNIT}T" format to output request duration in
     seconds, milliseconds or microseconds depending on UNIT ("s", "ms", "us").
     [Ben Reser, Rainer Jung]

  *) Allow FallbackResource to work when a directory is requested and
     there is no autoindex nor DirectoryIndex. 
     [Jack tjerk.meesters gmail.com, Eric Covener]

  *) mod_proxy_wstunnel: Bypass the handler while the connection is not
     upgraded to WebSocket, so that other modules can possibly take over
     the leading HTTP requests.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_http: Fix incorrect If-Match handling. PR 57358
     [Kunihiko Sakamoto ksakamoto google.com]

  *) mod_ssl: Add a warning if protocol given in SSLProtocol or SSLProxyProtocol
     will override other parameters given in the same directive. This could be
     a missing + or - prefix.  PR 52820 [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) core, modules: Avoid error response/document handling by the core if some
     handler or input filter already did it while reading the request (causing
     a double response body).  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_ajp: Fix client connection errors handling and logged status
     when it occurs.  PR 56823.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy: Use the correct server name for SNI in case the backend
     SSL connection itself is established via a proxy server.
     PR 57139 [Szabolcs Gyurko szabolcs gyurko.org]

  *) mod_ssl: Fix possible crash when loading server certificate constraints.
     PR 57694. [Paul Spangler paul.spangler ni com, Yann Ylavic]

  *) build: Don't load both mod_cgi and mod_cgid in the default configuration
     if they're both built.  [olli hauer ohauer gmx.de]

  *) mod_logio: Add LogIOTrackTTFB and %^FB logformat to log the time 
     taken to start writing response headers. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_ssl: Avoid compilation errors with LibreSSL related to
     the use of ENGINE_CTRL_CHIL_SET_FORKCHECK. 
     [Stuart Henderson sthen openbsd.org]

  *) mod_proxy_http: Use the "Connection: close" header for requests to
     backends not recycling connections (disablereuse), including the default
     reverse and forward proxies.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy: Add ap_connection_reusable() for checking if a connection
     is reusable as of this point in processing.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_proxy_wstunnel: Avoid an empty response by failing with 502 (Bad
     Gateway) when no response is ever received from the backend.
     [Jan Kaluza]

  *) core_filters: Restore/disable TCP_NOPUSH option after non-blocking
     sendfile.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_buffer: Forward flushed input data immediately and avoid (unlikely)
     access to freed memory. [Yann Ylavic, Christophe Jaillet]

  *) core: Add CGIPassAuth directive to control whether HTTP authorization
     headers are passed to scripts as CGI variables.  PR 56855.  [Jeff 
     Trawick]

  *) core: Initialize scoreboard's used optional functions on graceful restarts
     to avoid a crash when relocation occurs.  PR 57177.  [Yann Ylavic]


  *) mod_dav: Avoid a potential integer underflow in the lock timeout value sent
     back to a client. The answer to a LOCK request could be an extremly large
     integer if the time needed to lock the resource was longer that the
     requested timeout given in the LOCK request. In such a case, we now answer
     "Second-0".  PR55420
     [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_cgid: Within the first minute of a server start or restart, 
     allow mod_cgid to retry connecting to its daemon process. Previously,
     'No such file or directory: unable to connect to cgi daemon...' could
     be logged without an actual retry. PR57685. 
     [Edward Lu Chaosed0 gmail.com]
     
  *) mod_proxy: Use the original (non absolute) form of the request-line's URI
     for requests embedded in CONNECT payloads used to connect SSL backends via
     a ProxyRemote forward-proxy.  PR 55892.  [Hendrik Harms hendrik.harms
     gmail com, William Rowe, Yann Ylavic]

  *) http: Make ap_die() robust against any HTTP error code and not modify
     response status (finally logged) when nothing is to be done. [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_connect/wstunnel: If both client and backend sides get readable
     at the same time, don't lose errors occuring while forwarding on the first
     side when none occurs next on the other side, and abort.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_rewrite: Improve relative substitutions in per-directory/htaccess
     context for directories found by mod_userdir and mod_alias.  These no
     longer require RewriteBase to be specified. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_proxy_http: Don't expect the backend to ack the "Connection: close" to
     finally close those not meant to be kept alive by SetEnv proxy-nokeepalive
     or force-proxy-request-1.0.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) core: If explicitly configured, use the KeepaliveTimeout value of the
     virtual host which handled the latest request on the connection, or by
     default the one of the first virtual host bound to the same IP:port.
     PR56226.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_lua: After a r:wsupgrade(), mod_lua was not properly
     responding to a websockets PING but instead invoking the specified 
     script. PR57524. [Edward Lu Chaosed0 gmail.com>]

  *) mod_ssl: Add the SSL_CLIENT_CERT_RFC4523_CEA variable, which provides
     a combination of certificate serialNumber and issuer as defined by
     CertificateExactMatch in RFC4523. [Graham Leggett]

  *) core: Add expression support to ErrorDocument. Switch from a fixed
     sized 664 byte array per merge to a hash table. [Graham Leggett]

  *) ab: Add missing longest request (100%) to CSV export.
     [Marcin Fabrykowski bugzilla fabrykowski.pl] 

  *) mod_macro: Clear macros before initialization to avoid use-after-free
     on startup or restart when the module is linked statically. PR 57525
     [apache.org tech.futurequest.net, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_alias: Introduce expression parser support for Alias, ScriptAlias
     and Redirect. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_ssl: 'SSLProtocol ALL' was being ignored in virtual host context. 
     PR 57100.  [Michael Kaufmann apache-bugzilla michael-kaufmann.ch,
     Yann Ylavic]

  *) mpm_event: Avoid access to the scoreboard from the connection while
     it is suspended (waiting for events).  [Eric Covener, Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_ssl: Fix renegotiation failures redirected to an ErrorDocument.
     PR 57334.  [Yann Ylavic].

  *) mod_deflate: A misplaced check prevents limiting small bodies with the
     new inflate limits. PR56872. [Edward Lu, Eric Covener, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_ajp: Forward SSL protocol name (SSLv3, TLSv1.1 etc.) as a
     request attribute to the backend. Recent Tomcat versions will extract
     it and provide it as a servlet request attribute named
     "org.apache.tomcat.util.net.secure_protocol_version". [Rainer Jung]

  *) core: Optimize string concatenation in expression parser when evaluating
     a string expression. [Rainer Jung]

  *) acinclude.m4: Generate #LoadModule directive in default httpd.conf for
     every --enable-mpms-shared. PR 53882.  [olli hauer ohauer gmx.de>
     Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_authn_dbd: Fix the error message logged in case of error while querying
     the database. This is associated to AH01656 and AH01661. [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_authz_groupfile: Reduce the severity of AH01667 from ERROR to DEBUG,
     because it may be evaluated inside RequireAny. PR55523. [Eric Covener] 

  *) mod_ssl: Fix small memory leak during initialization when ECDH is used.
     [Jan Kaluza]
27-May-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.12
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) VC14 : Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2a from 1.0.1m (Changelog)

  *) VC14 : Updgraded pcre to 8.37 from 8.36 (Changelog) 

20-March-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.12
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1m from 1.0.1l (Changelog)
 
  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 0.9.8zf from 1.9.8ze (Changelog)

27-January-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.12
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1l from 1.0.1j (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 0.9.8ze from 1.9.8zc (Changelog)

  *) Updgraded pcre to 8.36 from 8.35 (Changelog) 
     
  *) PCRE: Build with: SUPPORT_UTF8 and REBUILD_CHARTABLES

  *) Upgraded APR-UTIL to 1.5.4 from 1.5.3 (Changelog)

  *) Updgraded libxml2 to 2.9.2 from 2.9.1 (Changelog)

ASF changes:

  *) Reverted < DirectoryMatch > behavior regression introduced in 2.4.11
     (not released).

  *) mpm_winnt: Accept utf-8 (Unicode) service names and descriptions for
     internationalization.  [William Rowe]

  *) mpm_winnt: Normalize the error and status messages emitted by service.c,
     the service control interface for Windows.  [William Rowe]

  *) configure: Fix --enable-v4-mapped configuration on *BSD. PR 53824.
     [ olli hauer < ohauer gmx.de>, Yann Ylavic ]

15-Januari-2015 Changes with Apache 2.4.11 (not released)
Apache Lounge changes:

     None

ASF changes:

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2014-3583 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_proxy_fcgi: Fix a potential crash due to buffer over-read, with 
     response headers' size above 8K.  [Yann Ylavic, Jeff Trawick]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2014-3581 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_cache: Avoid a crash when Content-Type has an empty value.
     PR 56924.  [Mark Montague < mark catseye.org>, Jan Kaluza]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2014-8109 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_lua: Fix handling of the Require line when a LuaAuthzProvider is
     used in multiple Require directives with different arguments.
     PR57204 [Edward Lu < Chaosed0 gmail.com>]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2013-5704 (cve.mitre.org)
     core: HTTP trailers could be used to replace HTTP headers
     late during request processing, potentially undoing or
     otherwise confusing modules that examined or modified
     request headers earlier.  Adds "MergeTrailers" directive to restore
     legacy behavior.  [Edward Lu, Yann Ylavic, Joe Orton, Eric Covener]

  *) mod_ssl: New directive SSLSessionTickets (On|Off).
     The directive controls the use of TLS session tickets (RFC 5077),
     default value is "On" (unchanged behavior).
     Session ticket creation uses a random key created during web
     server startup and recreated during restarts. No other key
     recreation mechanism is available currently. Therefore using session
     tickets without restarting the web server with an appropriate frequency
     (e.g. daily) compromises perfect forward secrecy. [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Provide some basic alternate options for specifying 
     how PATH_INFO is passed to FastCGI backends by adding significance to
     the value of proxy-fcgi-pathinfo. PR 55329. [Eric Covener]
 
  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Enable UDS backends configured with SetHandler/RewriteRule
     to opt-in to connection reuse and other Proxy options via explicitly
     declared "proxy workers" (< Proxy unix:... enablereuse=on max=...)
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_proxy: Add "enablereuse" option as the inverse of "disablereuse".
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Enable opt-in to TCP connection reuse by explicitly
     setting proxy option disablereuse=off. [Eric Covener] PR 57378.

  *) event: Update the internal "connection id" when requests
     move from thread to thread. Reuse can confuse modules like
     mod_cgid. PR 57435. [Michael Thorpe [mike gistnet.com>]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Remove proxy:balancer:// prefix from SCRIPT_FILENAME
     passed to fastcgi backends. [Eric Covener]

  *) core: Configuration files with long lines and continuation characters
     are not read properly. PR 55910. [Manuel Mausz < manuel-as mausz.at>]

  *) mod_include: the 'env' function was incorrectly handled as 'getenv' if the
     leading 'e' was written in upper case in < !--#if expr="..." -->
     statements. [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) split-logfile: Fix perl error:  'Can't use string ("example.org:80") 
     as a symbol ref while "strict refs"'. PR 56329.
     [Holger Mauermann < mauermann gmail.com>]

  *) mod_proxy: Prevent ProxyPassReverse from doing a substitution when
     the URL parameter interpolates to an empty string. PR 56603.
     [ ajprout hotmail.com>]

  *) core: Fix -D[efined] or < define>[d] variables lifetime accross restarts. 
     PR 57328.  [Armin Abfalterer [a.abfalterer gmail.com>, Yann Ylavic].

  *) mod_proxy: Preserve original request headers even if they differ
     from the ones to be forwarded to the backend. PR 45387.
     [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ssl: dump SSL IO/state for the write side of the connection(s),
     like reads (level TRACE4). [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Ignore body data from backend for 304 responses. PR 57198.
     [Jan Kaluza]

  *) mod_ssl: Do not crash when looking up SSL related variables during
     expression evaluation on non SSL connections. PR 57070  [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) mod_proxy_ajp: Fix handling of the default port (8009) in the
     ProxyPass and < Proxy> configurations.  PR 57259.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mpm_event: Avoid a possible use after free when notifying the end of
     connection during lingering close.  PR 57268.  [Eric Covener, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ssl: Fix recognition of OCSP stapling responses that are encoded
     improperly or too large.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) core: Add ap_log_data(), ap_log_rdata(), etc. for logging buffers.
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi, mod_authnz_fcgi: stop reading the response and issue an
     error when parsing or forwarding the response fails. [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ssl: Fix a memory leak in case of graceful restarts with OpenSSL >= 0.9.8e
     PR 53435 [tadanori < tadanori2007 yahoo.com>, Sebastian Wiedenroth < wiedi frubar.net>]

  *) mod_proxy_connect: Don't issue AH02447 on sockets hangups, let the read
     determine whether it is a normal close or a real error. PR 57168. [Yann
     Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_wstunnel: abort backend connection on polling error to avoid
     further processing.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) core: Support custom ErrorDocuments for HTTP 501 and 414 status codes.
     PR 57167 [Edward Lu < Chaosed0 gmail.com>]

  *) mod_proxy_connect: Fix ProxyRemote to https:// backends on EBCDIC 
     systems. PR 57092 [Edward Lu < Chaosed0 gmail.com>]

  *) mod_cache: Avoid a 304 response to an unconditional requst when an AH00752
     CacheLock error occurs during cache revalidation. [Eric Covener]
 
  *) mod_ssl: Move OCSP stapling information from a per-certificate store to
     a per-server hash. PR 54357, PR 56919. [Alex Bligh [alex alex.org.uk>,
     Yann Ylavic, Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_cache_socache: Change average object size hint from 32 bytes to
     2048 bytes.  [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_cache_socache: Add cache status to server-status.  [Rainer Jung]

  *) event: Fix worker-listener deadlock in graceful restart.
     PR 56960.

  *) Concat strings at compile time when possible. PR 53741.

  *) mod_substitute: Restrict configuration in .htaccess to
     FileInfo as documented.  [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_substitute: Make maximum line length configurable.  [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_substitute: Fix line length limitation in case of regexp plus flatten.
     [Rainer Jung]
  
  *) mod_proxy: Truncated character worker names are no longer fatal
     errors. PR53218. [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_dav: Set r->status_line in dav_error_response. PR 55426.

  *) mod_proxy_http, mod_cache: Avoid (unlikely) accesses to freed memory.
     [Yann Ylavic, Christophe Jaillet]

  *) http_protocol: fix logic in ap_method_list_(add|remove) in order:
       - to correctly reset bits
       - not to modify the 'method_mask' bitfield unnecessarily
     [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_slotmem_shm: Increase log level for some originally debug messages.
     [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_ldap: In 2.4.10, some LDAP searches or comparisons might be done with
     the wrong credentials when a backend connection is reused.
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_macro: Add missing APLOGNO for some Warning log messages.
     [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_cache: Avoid sending 304 responses during failed revalidations
     PR56881. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_status: Honor client IP address using mod_remoteip. PR 55886.
     [Jim Jagielski]

  *) cmake-based build for Windows: Fix incompatibility with cmake 2.8.12
     and later.  PR 56615.  [Chuck Liu [cliu81 gmail.com], Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_ratelimit: Drop severity of AH01455 and AH01457 (ap_pass_brigade
     failed) messages from ERROR to TRACE1.  Other filters do not bother 
     re-reporting failures from lower level filters.  PR56832.  [Eric Covener]

  *) core: Avoid useless warning message when parsing a section guarded by
     < IfDefine foo> if $(foo) is used within the section.
     PR 56503 [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Fix faulty logging of large amounts of stderr from the
     application.  PR 56858.  [Manuel Mausz [manuel-asf mausz.at>]

  *) mod_proxy_http: Proxy responses with error status and
     "ProxyErrorOverride On" hang until proxy timeout.
     PR53420 [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_log_config: Allow three character log formats to be registered. For
     backwards compatibility, the first character of a three-character format
     must be the '^' (caret) character.  [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_lua: Don't quote Expires and Path values. PR 56734.
     [Keith Mashinter, [kmashint yahoo com>]

  *) mod_authz_core: Allow [AuthzProviderAlias>'es to be seen from auth
     stanzas under virtual hosts. PR 56870. [Eric Covener]

20-October-2014 Changes with Apache 2.4.10
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1j from 1.0.1i (Changelog) 

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 0.9.8zc from 1.9.8zb (Changelog)

11-August-2014 Changes with Apache 2.4.10
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1i from 1.0.1h (Changelog) 

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 0.9.8zb from 1.9.8za (Changelog)
 
17-July-2014 Changes with Apache 2.4.10
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Updgraded pcre to 8.35 from 8.34 (Changelog) 

  *) Upgraded APR to 1.5.1 from 1.5.0 (Changelog)

ASF changes:

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2014-0117 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_proxy: Fix crash in Connection header handling which 
     allowed a denial of service attack against a reverse proxy
     with a threaded MPM.  [Ben Reser]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2014-3523 (cve.mitre.org)
     Fix a memory consumption denial of service in the WinNT MPM (used in all Windows
     installations). Workaround: AcceptFilter < protocol> {none|connect}
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2014-0226 (cve.mitre.org)
     Fix a race condition in scoreboard handling, which could lead to
     a heap buffer overflow.  [Joe Orton, Eric Covener]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2014-0118 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_deflate: The DEFLATE input filter (inflates request bodies) now
     limits the length and compression ratio of inflated request bodies to avoid
     denial of sevice via highly compressed bodies.  See directives
     DeflateInflateLimitRequestBody, DeflateInflateRatioLimit,
     and DeflateInflateRatioBurst. [Yann Ylavic, Eric Covener]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2014-0231 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_cgid: Fix a denial of service against CGI scripts that do
     not consume stdin that could lead to lingering HTTPD child processes
     filling up the scoreboard and eventually hanging the server.  By
     default, the client I/O timeout (Timeout directive) now applies to
     communication with scripts.  The CGIDScriptTimeout directive can be
     used to set a different timeout for communication with scripts.
     [Rainer Jung, Eric Covener, Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ssl: Extend the scope of SSLSessionCacheTimeout to sessions
     resumed by TLS session resumption (RFC 5077). [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_deflate: Don't fail when flushing inflated data to the user-agent
     and that coincides with the end of stream ("Zlib error flushing inflate
     buffer"). PR 56196. [Christoph Fausak < christoph fausak glueckkanja.com>]

  *) mod_proxy_ajp: Forward local IP address as a custom request attribute
     like we already do for the remote port. [Rainer Jung]

  *) core: Include any error notes set by modules in the canned error
     response for 403 errors.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_ssl: Set an error note for requests rejected due to
     SSLStrictSNIVHostCheck.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_ssl: Fix issue with redirects to error documents when handling
     SNI errors.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_ssl: Fix tmp DH parameter leak, adjust selection to prefer
     larger keys and support up to 8192-bit keys.  [Ruediger Pluem,
     Joe Orton]

  *) mod_dav: Fix improper encoding in PROPFIND responses.  PR 56480.
     [Ben Reser]

  *) WinNT MPM: Improve error handling for termination events in child.
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_proxy: When ping/pong is configured for a worker, don't send or
     forward "100 Continue" (interim) response to the client if it does
     not expect one. [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_ldap: Be more conservative with the last-used time for
     LDAPConnectionPoolTTL. PR54587 [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_ldap: LDAP connections used for authn were not respecting
     LDAPConnectionPoolTTL. PR54587 [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Fix occasional high CPU when handling request bodies.
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) event MPM: Fix possible crashes (third-party modules accessing c->sbh) 
     or occasional missed mod_status updates under load. PR 56639.
     [Edward Lu < Chaosed0 gmail com>]

  *) mod_authnz_ldap: Support primitive LDAP servers do not accept
     filters, such as "SDBM-backed LDAP" on z/OS, by allowing a special
     filter "none" to be specified in AuthLDAPURL. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_deflate: Fix inflation of files larger than 4GB. PR 56062.
     [Lukas Bezdicka < social v3.sk>]

  *) mod_deflate: Handle Zlib header and validation bytes received in multiple
     chunks. PR 46146. [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy: Allow reverse-proxy to be set via explicit handler.
     [ryo takatsuki < ryotakatsuki gmail com>]

  *) ab: support custom HTTP method with -m argument. PR 56604.
     [Roman Jurkov < winfinit gmail.com>]

  *) mod_proxy_balancer: Correctly encode user provided data in management
     interface. PR 56532 [Maksymilian, < max cert.cx>]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Support iobuffersize parameter.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_auth_form: Add a debug message when the fields on a form are not
     recognised. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_cache: Preserve non-cacheable headers forwarded from an origin 304
     response. PR 55547.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_wstunnel: Fix the use of SSL connections with the "wss:"
     scheme. PR55320. [Alex Liu < alex.leo.ca gmail.com>]

  *) mod_socache_shmcb: Correct counting of expirations for status display.
     Expirations happening during retrieval were not counted. [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_cache: Retry unconditional request with the full URL (including the
     query-string) when the origin server's 304 response does not match the
     conditions used to revalidate the stale entry.  [Yann Ylavic].

  *) mod_alias: Stop setting CONTEXT_PREFIX and CONTEXT_DOCUMENT environment
     variables as a result of AliasMatch. [Eric Covener]
 
  *) mod_cache: Don't add cached/revalidated entity headers to a 304 response.
     PR 55547.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_scgi: Support Unix sockets.  ap_proxy_port_of_scheme():
     Support default SCGI port (4000).  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_cache: Fix AH00784 errors on Windows when the the CacheLock directive
     is enabled.  [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_expires: don't add Expires header to error responses (4xx/5xx),
     be they generated or forwarded. PR 55669.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Don't segfault when failing to connect to the backend.
     (regression in 2.4.9 release) [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_authn_socache: Fix crash at startup in certain configurations.
     PR 56371. (regression in 2.4.7) [Jan Kaluza]

  *) mod_ssl: restore argument structure for "exec"-type SSLPassPhraseDialog
     programs to the form used in releases up to 2.4.7, and emulate
     a backwards-compatible behavior for existing setups. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl: Add SSLOCSPUseRequestNonce directive to control whether or not
     OCSP requests should use a nonce to be checked against the responder's
     one. PR 56233. [Yann Ylavic, Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl: "SSLEngine off" will now override a Listen-based default
     and does disable mod_ssl for the vhost.  [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_lua: Enforce the max post size allowed via r:parsebody()
     [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: Use binary comparison to find boundaries for multipart 
     objects, as to not terminate our search prematurely when hitting
     a NULL byte. [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_ssl: add workaround for SSLCertificateFile when using OpenSSL
     versions before 0.9.8h and not specifying an SSLCertificateChainFile
     (regression introduced with 2.4.8). PR 56410. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl: bring SNI behavior into better conformance with RFC 6066:
     no longer send warning-level unrecognized_name(112) alerts,
     and limit startup warnings to cases where an OpenSSL version
     without TLS extension support is used. PR 56241. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_proxy_html: Avoid some possible memory access violation in case of
     specially crafted files, when the ProxyHTMLMeta directive is turned on.
     Follow up of PR 56287 [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_auth_form: Make sure the optional functions are loaded even when
     the AuthFormProvider isn't specified. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_ssl: avoid processing bogus SSLCertificateKeyFile values
     (and logging garbled file names). PR 56306. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl: fix merging of global and vhost-level settings with the
     SSLCertificateFile, SSLCertificateKeyFile, and SSLOpenSSLConfCmd
     directives. PR 56353. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_headers: Allow the "value" parameter of Header and RequestHeader to 
     contain an ap_expr expression if prefixed with "expr=". [Eric Covener]

  *) rotatelogs: Avoid creation of zombie processes when -p is used on
     Unix platforms.  [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_authnz_fcgi: New module to enable FastCGI authorizer
     applications to authenticate and/or authorize clients.
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_proxy: Do not try to parse the regular expressions passed by
     ProxyPassMatch as URL as they do not follow their syntax.
     PR 56074. [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) mod_reqtimeout: Resolve unexpected timeouts on keepalive requests 
     under the Event MPM. PR56216.  [Frank Meier < frank meier ergon ch>]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Fix sending of response without some HTTP headers
     that might be set by filters.  [Jim Riggs < jim riggs.me>]

  *) mod_proxy_html: Do not delete the wrong data from HTML code when a
     "http-equiv" meta tag specifies a Content-Type behind any other
     "http-equiv" meta tag. PR 56287 [Micha Lenk < micha lenk info>]

  *) mod_proxy: Don't reuse a SSL backend connection whose requested SNI
     differs. PR 55782.  [Yann Ylavic]

  *) Add suspend_connection and resume_connection hooks to notify modules
     when the thread/connection relationship changes.  (Should be implemented
     for any third-party async MPMs.)  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_proxy_wstunnel: Don't issue AH02447 and log a 500 on routine 
     hangups from websockets origin servers. PR 56299
     [Yann Ylavic, Edward Lu < < Chaosed0 gmail com>, Eric Covener] 

  *) mod_proxy_wstunnel: Don't pool backend websockets connections,
     because we need to handshake every time. PR 55890.
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_lua: Redesign how request record table access behaves,
     in order to utilize the request record from within these tables.
     [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: Add r:wspeek for peeking at WebSocket frames. [Daniel Gruno]
 
  *) mod_lua: Log an error when the initial parsing of a Lua file fails.
     [Daniel Gruno, Felipe Daragon < filipe syhunt com>]

  *) mod_lua: Reformat and escape script error output.
     [Daniel Gruno, Felipe Daragon < filipe syhunt com>]

  *) mod_lua: URL-escape cookie keys/values to prevent tainted cookie data
     from causing response splitting.
     [Daniel Gruno, Felipe Daragon < filipe syhunt com>]

  *) mod_lua: Disallow newlines in table values inside the request_rec, 
     to prevent HTTP Response Splitting via tainted headers.
     [Daniel Gruno, Felipe Daragon < filipe syhunt com>]

  *) mod_lua: Remove the non-working early/late arguments for 
     LuaHookCheckUserID. [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: Change IVM storage to use shm [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: More verbose error logging when a handler function cannot be
     found. [Daniel Gruno]
 
5-June-2014 Changes with Apache 2.4.9
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1h from 1.0.1g (Changelog) 

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 0.9.8za from 1.9.8y (Changelog)
 
8-April-2014 Changes with Apache 2.4.9
Apache Lounge change:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1g from 1.0.1f (Changelog) 
 
16-March-2014 Changes with Apache 2.4.9
ASF changes:

  *) mod_ssl: Work around a bug in some older versions of OpenSSL that
     would cause a crash in SSL_get_certificate for servers where the
     certificate hadn't been sent. [Stephen Henson]

  *) mod_lua: Add a fixups hook that checks if the original < request is intended 
     for LuaMapHandler. This fixes a bug where FallbackResource invalidates the 
     LuaMapHandler directive in certain cases by changing the URI before the map 
     handler code executes [Daniel Gruno, Daniel Ferradal < dferradal gmail com>].
5-June-2014 Changes with Apache 2.4.9
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1h from 1.0.1g (Changelog) 

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 0.9.8za from 1.9.8y (Changelog)
 
8-April-2014 Changes with Apache 2.4.9
Apache Lounge change:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1g from 1.0.1f (Changelog) 
 
16-March-2014 Changes with Apache 2.4.9
ASF changes:

  *) mod_ssl: Work around a bug in some older versions of OpenSSL that
     would cause a crash in SSL_get_certificate for servers where the
     certificate hadn't been sent. [Stephen Henson]

  *) mod_lua: Add a fixups hook that checks if the original request is intended 
     for LuaMapHandler. This fixes a bug where FallbackResource in< validates the 
     LuaMapHandler directive in certain cases by changing the URI before the map 
     handler code executes [Daniel Gruno, Daniel Ferradal < dferradal gmail com>].
11-March-2014 Changes with Apache 2.4.8 (not released)
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Updgraded pcre to 8.34 from 8.33 (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1f from 1.0.1e (Changelog) 

ASF changes:

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2014-0098 < (cve.mitre.org)
     Clean up cookie logging with fewer redundant string parsing passes.
     Log only cookies with a value assignment. Prevents segfaults when
     logging truncated cookies.
     [William Rowe, Ruediger Pluem, Jim Jagielski]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2013-6438 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_dav: Keep track of length of cdata properly when removing
     leading spaces. Eliminates a potential denial of service from
     specifically crafted DAV WRITE requests
     [Amin Tora < Amin.Tora neustar.biz>]

  *) core: Support named groups and backreferences within the LocationMatch,
     DirectoryMatch, FilesMatch and ProxyMatch directives. (Requires
     non-ancient PCRE library) [Graham Leggett]

  *) core: draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-messaging-23 corrections regarding
     TE/CL conflicts. [Yann Ylavic < ylavic.dev gmail com>, Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_dir: Add DirectoryCheckHandler to allow a 2.2-like behavior, skipping 
     execution when a handler is already set. PR53929. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_ssl: Do not perform SNI / Host header comparison in case of a
     forward proxy request. [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) mod_ssl: Remove the hardcoded algorithm-type dependency for the
     SSLCertificateFile and SSLCertificateKeyFile directives, to enable
     future algorithm agility, and deprecate the SSLCertificateChainFile
     directive (obsoleted by SSLCertificateFile). [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_rewrite: Add RewriteOptions InheritDown, InheritDownBefore, 
     and IgnoreInherit to allow RewriteRules to be pushed from parent scopes
     to child scopes without explicitly configuring each child scope.
     PR56153.  [Edward Lu < Chaosed0 gmail com>] 

  *) prefork: Fix long delays when doing a graceful restart.
     PR 54852 [Jim Jagielski, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz < arekm maven pl>]

  *) FreeBSD: Disable IPv4-mapped listening sockets by default for versions
     5+ instead of just for FreeBSD 5. PR 53824. [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_proxy_wstunnel: Avoid busy loop on client errors, drop message
     IDs 02445, 02446, and 02448 to TRACE1 from DEBUG. PR 56145.
     [Joffroy Christen < joffroy.christen solvaxis com>, Eric Covener]

  *) mod_remoteip: Correct the trusted proxy match test. PR 54651.
     [Yoshinori Ehara < yoshinori ehara gmail com>, Eugene L < eugenel amazon com>]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Fix error message when an unexpected protocol version
     number is received from the application.  PR 56110.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_remoteip: Use the correct IP addresses to populate the proxy_ips field.
     PR 55972. [Mike Rumph]

  *) mod_lua: Update r:setcookie() to accept a table of options and add domain,
     path and httponly to the list of options available to set.
     PR 56128 [Edward Lu < Chaosed0 gmail com>, Daniel Gruno]
     
  *) mod_lua: Fix r:setcookie() to add, rather than replace,
     the Set-Cookie header. PR56105
     [Kevin J Walters < kjw ms com>, Edward Lu < Chaosed0 gmail com>]

  *) mod_lua: Allow for database results to be returned as a hash with 
     row-name/value pairs instead of just row-number/value. [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_rewrite: Add %{CONN_REMOTE_ADDR} as the non-useragent counterpart to
     %{REMOTE_ADDR}. PR 56094. [Edward Lu < Chaosed0 gmail com>]

  *) WinNT MPM: If ap_run_pre_connection() fails or sets c->aborted, don't
     save the socket for reuse by the next worker as if it were an 
     APR_SO_DISCONNECTED socket. Restores 2.2 behavior. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_dir: Don't search for a DirectoryIndex or DirectorySlash on a URL
     that was just rewritten by mod_rewrite. PR53929. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_session: When we have a session we were unable to decode,
     behave as if there was no session at all. [Thomas Eckert
     < thomas.r.w.eckert gmail com>]

  *) mod_session: Fix problems interpreting the SessionInclude and
     SessionExclude configuration. PR 56038. [Erik Pearson
     < erik adaptations.com>]

  *) mod_authn_core: Allow < AuthnProviderAlias>'es to be seen from auth
     stanzas under virtual hosts. PR 55622. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Use apr_socket_timeout_get instead of hard-coded
     30 seconds timeout. [Jan Kaluza]

  *) build: only search for modules (config*.m4) in known subdirectories, see
     build/config-stubs. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_cache_disk: Fix potential hangs on Windows when using mod_cache_disk. 
     PR 55833. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_ssl: Add support for OpenSSL configuration commands by introducing
     the SSLOpenSSLConfCmd directive. [Stephen Henson, Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_proxy: Remove (never documented) < Proxy ~ wildcard-url> syntax which
     is equivalent to < ProxyMatch wildcard-url>. [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_authz_user, mod_authz_host, mod_authz_groupfile, mod_authz_dbm,
     mod_authz_dbd, mod_authnz_ldap: Support the expression parser within the
     require directives. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_proxy_http: Core dumped under high load. PR 50335.
     [Jan Kaluza < jkaluza redhat.com>]

  *) mod_socache_shmcb.c: Remove arbitrary restriction on shared memory size
     previously limited to 64MB. [Jens Ls < jelaas gmail.com>]

  *) mod_lua: Use binary copy when dealing with uploads through r:parsebody() 
     to prevent truncating files. [Daniel Gruno]
22-November-2013 Changes with Apache 2.4.7
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Upgraded APR to 1.5.0 from 1.4.8 (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded APR-UTIL to 1.5.3 from 1.5.2 (Changelog)

  *) VC11: Build with Visual Studio update 4

  *) VC11: PCRE Jit enabled

ASF changes:

  *) APR 1.5.0 or later is now required for the event MPM.
  
  *) slotmem_shm: Error detection. [Jim Jagielski]

  *) event: Use skiplist data structure. [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mpm_unix: Add ap_mpm_podx_* implementation to avoid code duplication
     and align w/ trunk. [Jim Jagielski]

  *) Fix potential rejection of valid MaxMemFree and ThreadStackSize
     directives.  [Mike Rumph mike.rumph oracle.com]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Remove<  64K limit on encoded length of all envvars.
     An individual envvar with an encoded length of more than 16K will be
     omitted.  [Jeff Trawick]
  
  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: Handle reading protocol data that is split between
     packets.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_ssl: Improve handling of ephemeral DH and ECDH keys by
     allowing custom parameters to be configured via SSLCertificateFile,
     and by adding standardized DH parameters for 1024/2048/3072/4096 bits.
     Unless custom parameters are configured, the standardized parameters
     are applied based on the certificate's RSA/DSA key size. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl, configure: Require OpenSSL 0.9.8a or later. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl: drop support for export-grade ciphers with ephemeral RSA
     keys, and unconditionally disable aNULL, eNULL and EXP ciphers
     (not overridable via SSLCipherSuite). [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_proxy: Added support for unix domain sockets as the 
     backend server endpoint. This also introduces an unintended 
     incompatibility for third party modules using the mod_proxy 
     proxy_worker_shared structure, especially for balancer lbmethod 
     modules. [Jim Jagielski, Blaise Tarr < blaise tarr gmail com >] 

  *) Add experimental cmake-based build system for Windows.  [Jeff Trawick,
     Tom Donovan]

  *) event MPM: Fix possible crashes (third party modules accessing c->sbh) 
     or occasional missed mod_status updates for some keepalive requests 
     under load. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_authn_socache: Support optional initialization arguments for
     socache providers.  [Chris Darroch]

  *) mod_session: Reset the max-age on session save. PR 47476. [Alexey
     Varlamov alexey.v.varlamov gmail com]

  *) mod_session: After parsing the value of the header specified by the
     SessionHeader directive, remove the value from the response. PR 55279.
     [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_headers: Allow for format specifiers in the substitution string
     when using Header edit. [Daniel Ruggeri]

  *) mod_dav: dav_resource->uri is treated as unencoded. This was an
     unnecessary ABI changed introduced in 2.4.6. PR 55397.

  *) mod_dav: Don't require lock tokens for COPY source. PR 55306.

  *) core: Don't truncate output when sending is interrupted by a signal,
     such as from an exiting CGI process. PR 55643. [Jeff Trawick]

  *) WinNT MPM: Exit the child if the parent process crashes or is terminated.
     [Oracle Corporation]

  *) Windows: Correct failure to discard stderr in some error log
     configurations.  (Error message AH00093)  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_session_crypto: Allow using exec: calls to obtain session
     encryption key.  [Daniel Ruggeri]

  *) core: Add missing Reason-Phrase in HTTP response headers.
     PR 54946. [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_rewrite: Make rewrite websocket-aware to allow proxying.
     PR 55598. [Chris Harris chris.harris kitware com]

  *) mod_ldap: When looking up sub-groups, use an implicit objectClass=*
     instead of an explicit cn=* filter. [David Hawes dhawes vt.edu]

  *) ab: Add wait time, fix processing time, and output write errors only if
     they occured. [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) worker MPM: Don't forcibly kill worker threads if the child process is
     exiting gracefully.  [Oracle Corporation]

  *) core: apachectl -S prints wildcard name-based virtual hosts twice. 
     PR54948 [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_auth_basic: Add AuthBasicUseDigestAlgorithm directive to
     allow migration of passwords from digest to basic authentication.
     [Chris Darroch]

  *) ab: Add a new -l parameter in order not to check the length of the responses.
     This can be usefull with dynamic pages.
     PR9945, PR27888, PR42040 [ccikrs1 cranbrook edu]
     
  *) Suppress formatting of startup messages written to the console when
     ErrorLogFormat is used.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_auth_digest: Be more specific when the realm mismatches because the
     realm has not been specified. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_proxy: Add a note in the balancer manager stating whether changes
     will or will not be persisted and whether settings are inherited.
     [Daniel Ruggeri, Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_cache: Avoid a crash with strcmp() when the hostname is not provided.
     [Graham Leggett]

  *) core: Add util_fcgi.h and associated definitions and support
     routines for FastCGI, based largely on mod_proxy_fcgi.
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_headers: Add 'Header note header-name note-name' for copying a response
     headers value into a note. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_headers: Add 'setifempty' command to Header and RequestHeader.
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_logio: new format-specifier %S (sum) which is the sum of received
     and sent byte counts.
     PR54015 [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_deflate: Improve error detection when decompressing request bodies
     with trailing garbage: handle case where trailing bytes are in
     the same bucket. [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_authz_groupfile, mod_authz_user: Reduce severity of AH01671 and AH01663
     from ERROR to DEBUG, since these modules do not know what mod_authz_core
     is doing with their AUTHZ_DENIED return value. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_ldap: add TRACE5 for LDAP retries. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_ldap: retry on an LDAP timeout during authn. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_ldap: Change "LDAPReferrals off" to actually set the underlying LDAP 
     SDK option to OFF, and introduce "LDAPReferrals default" to take the SDK 
     default, sans rebind authentication callback.
     [Jan Kaluza kaluze AT redhat.com]

  *) core: Log a message at TRACE1 when the client aborts a connection.
     [Eric Covener]

  *) WinNT MPM: Don't crash during child process initialization if the
     Listen protocol is unrecognized.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) modules: Fix some compiler warnings. [Guenter Knauf]

  *) Sync 2.4 and trunk
       - Avoid some memory allocation and work when TRACE1 is not activated
       - fix typo in include guard
       - indent
       - No need to lower the string before removing the path, it is just a waste of time...
       - Save a few cycles
     [Christophe Jaillet christophe.jaillet wanadoo.fr]

  *) mod_filter: Add "change=no" as a proto-flag to FilterProtocol
     to remove a providers initial flags set at registration time.
     [Eric Covener]

  *) core, mod_ssl: Enable the ability for a module to reverse the sense of
     a poll event from a read to a write or vice versa. This is a step on
     the way to allow mod_ssl taking full advantage of the event MPM.
     [Graham Leggett]

  *) Makefile.win: Install proper pcre DLL file during debug build install.
     PR 55235.  [Ben Reser ben reser org]

  *) mod_ldap: Fix a potential memory leak or corruption.  PR 54936.
     [Zhenbo Xu zhenbo1987 gmail com]

  *) ab: Fix potential buffer overflows when processing the T and X
     command-line options.  PR 55360.
     [Mike Rumph mike.rumph oracle.com]

  *) fcgistarter: Specify SO_REUSEADDR to allow starting a server
     with old connections in TIME_WAIT.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) core: Add open_htaccess hook which, in conjunction with dirwalk_stat
     and post_perdir_config (introduced in 2.4.5), allows mpm-itk to be 
     used without patches to httpd core. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) support/htdbm: fix processing of -t command line switch. Regression
     introduced in 2.4.4
     PR 55264 [Jo Rhett jrhett netconsonance com]

  *) mod_lua: add websocket support via r:wsupgrade, r:wswrite, r:wsread 
     and r:wsping. [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: add support for writing/reading cookies via r:getcookie and 
     r:setcookie. [Daniel Gruno]

15-July-2013 Changes with Apache 2.4.6
ASF changes:

  *) Revert a broken fix for PR54948 that was applied to 2.4.5 (which was
     not released) and found post-2.4.5 tagging.

 
12-July-2013 Changes with Apache 2.4.5 (not released)
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) VC11: Build with Visual Studio update 3

  *) Upgraded zlib to 1.2.8 from 1.2.7 (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded APR to 1.4.8 from 1.4.6 (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded APR-UTIL to 1.5.2 from 1.4.1 (Changelog)

  *) Updgraded pcre to 8.33 from 8.32 (Changelog)

  *) Updgraded libxml2 to 2.9.1 from 2.9.0 (Changelog)

  *) Apache Lounge VC Identification

  *) VC11: Upped the windows headers version to 600

ASF changes:

  *) new modules: mod_cache_socache, m< od_macro and mod_proxy_wstunnel
     mod_cache_socache is the mod_mem_cache replacement for Apache 2.4

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2013-1896 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_dav: Sending a MERGE request against a URI handled by mod_dav_svn with
     the source href (sent as part of the request body as XML) pointing to a
     URI that is not configured for DAV will trigger a segfault. [Ben Reser
     ben reser.org]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2013-2249 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_session_dbd: Make sure that dirty flag is respected when saving
     sessions, and ensure the session ID is changed each time the session
     changes. This changes the format of the updatesession SQL statement.
     Existing configurations must be changed.
     [Takashi Sato takashi tks.st, Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_auth_basic: Add a generic mechanism to fake basic authentication
     using the ap_expr parser. AuthBasicFake allows the administrator to 
     construct their own username and password for basic authentication based 
     on their needs. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mpm_event: Check that AsyncRequestWorkerFactor is not negative. PR 54254.
     [Jackie Zhang jackie qq zhang gmail com]

  *) mod_proxy: Ensure we don't attempt to amend a table we are iterating
     through, ensuring that all headers listed by Connection are removed.
     [Graham Leggett, Co-Advisor coad measurement-factory.com]

  *) mod_proxy_http: Make the proxy-interim-response environment variable
     effective by formally overriding origin server behaviour. [Graham
     Leggett, Co-Advisor coad measurement-factory.com]

  *) mod_proxy: Fix seg-faults when using the global pool on threaded
     MPMs [Thomas Eckert thomas.r.w.eckert gmail.com, Graham Leggett,
     Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_deflate: Remove assumptions as to when an EOS bucket might arrive.
     Gracefully step aside if the body size is zero. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_ssl: Fix possible truncation of OCSP responses when reading from the
     server.  [Joe Orton]

  *) core: Support the SINGLE_LISTEN_UNSERIALIZED_ACCEPT optimization
     on Linux kernel versions 3.x and above.  PR 55121.  [Bradley Heilbrun
     apache heilbrun.org]

  *) mod_cache_socache: Make sure the CacheSocacheMaxSize directive is merged
     correctly. [Jens Ls jelaas gmail.com]

  *) rotatelogs: add -n number-of-files option to roate through a number
     of fixed-name logfiles. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_proxy: Support web-socket tunnels via mod_proxy_wstunnel.
     [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_cache_socache: Use the name of the socache implementation when performing
     a lookup rather than using the raw arguments. [Martin Ksellmann
     martin ksellmann.de]

  *) core: Add dirwalk_stat hook.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) core: Add post_perdir_config hook.
     [Steinar Gunderson sgunderson bigfoot.com]

  *) proxy_util: NULL terminate the right buffer in 'send_http_connect'.
     [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_remoteip: close file in error path. [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) core: make the "default" parameter of the "ErrorDocument" option case
     insensitive. PR 54419 [Tianyin Xu tixu cs ucsd edu]

  *) mod_proxy_html: make the "ProxyHTMLFixups" options case insensitive.
     PR 54420 [Tianyin Xu tixu cs ucsd edu]

  *) mod_cache: Make option "CacheDisable" in mod_cache case insensitive.
     PR 54462 [Tianyin Xu tixu cs ucsd edu]

  *) mod_cache: If a 304 response indicates an entity not currently cached, then
     the cache MUST disregard the response and repeat the request without the
     conditional. [Graham Leggett, Co-Advisor coad measurement-factory.com]

  *) mod_cache: Ensure that we don't attempt to replace a cached response
     with an older response as per RFC2616 13.12. [Graham Leggett, Co-Advisor
     coad measurement-factory.com]

  *) core, mod_cache: Ensure RFC2616 compliance in ap_meets_conditions()
     with weak validation combined with If-Range and Range headers. Break
     out explicit conditional header checks to be useable elsewhere in the
     server. Ensure weak validation RFC compliance in the byteranges filter.
     Ensure RFC validation compliance when serving cached entities. PR 16142
     [Graham Leggett, Co-Advisor coad measurement-factory.com]

  *) core: Add the ability to do explicit matching on weak and strong ETags
     as per RFC2616 Section 13.3.3. [Graham Leggett, Co-Advisor
     coad measurement-factory.com]

  *) mod_cache: Ensure that updated responses to HEAD requests don't get
     mistakenly paired with a previously cached body. Ensure that any existing
     body is removed when a HEAD request is cached. [Graham Leggett,
     Co-Advisor coad measurement-factory.com]

  *) mod_cache: Honour Cache-Control: no-store in a request. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_cache: Make sure that contradictory entity headers present in a 304
     Not Modified response are caught and cause the entity to be removed.
     [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_cache: Make sure Vary processing handles multivalued Vary headers and
     multivalued headers referred to via Vary. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_cache: When serving from cache, only the last header of a multivalued
     header was taken into account. Fixed. Ensure that Warning headers are
     correctly handled as per RFC2616. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_cache: Ignore response headers specified by no-cache=header and
     private=header as specified by RFC2616 14.9.1 What is Cacheable. Ensure
     that these headers are still processed when multiple Cache-Control
     headers are present in the response. PR 54706 [Graham Leggett,
     Yann Ylavic ylavic.dev gmail.com]

  *) mod_cache: Invalidate cached entities in response to RFC2616 Section
     13.10 Invalidation After Updates or Deletions. PR 15868 [Graham
     Leggett]

  *) mod_dav: Improve error handling in dav_method_put(), add new
     dav_join_error() function.  PR 54145.  [Ben Reser ben reser.org]

  *) mod_dav: Do not fail PROPPATCH when prop namespace is not known.
     PR 52559 [Diego Santa Cruz diego.santaCruz spinetix.com]

  *) mod_dav: When a PROPPATCH attempts to remove a non-existent dead
     property on a resource for which there is no dead property in the same
     namespace httpd segfaults. PR 52559 [Diego Santa Cruz
     diego.santaCruz spinetix.com]

  *) mod_dav: Sending an If or If-Match header with an invalid ETag doesn't
     result in a 412 Precondition Failed for a COPY operation. PR54610
     [Timothy Wood tjw omnigroup.com]

  *) mod_dav: Make sure that when we prepare an If URL for Etag comparison,
     we compare unencoded paths. PR 53910 [Timothy Wood tjw omnigroup.com]

  *) 'AuthGroupFile' and 'AuthUserFile' do not accept anymore the optional
     'standard' keyword . It was unused and not documented.
     PR54463 [Tianyin Xu tixu cs.ucsd.edu and Christophe Jaillet]

  *) core: Do not over allocate memory within 'ap_rgetline_core' for
     the common case. [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) core: speed up (for common cases) and reduce memory usage of
     ap_escape_logitem(). This should save 70-100 bytes in the request
     pool for a default config. [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_dav: Ensure URI is correctly uriencoded on return. PR 54611
     [Timothy Wood tjw omnigroup.com]

  *) core: apachectl -S prints wildcard name-based virtual hosts twice. 
     PR54948 [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_proxy: Reject invalid values for Max-Forwards. [Graham Leggett,
     Co-Advisor coad measurement-factory.com]

  *) mod_cache: RFC2616 14.9.3 The s-maxage directive also implies the
     semantics of the proxy-revalidate directive. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_ssl: add support for subjectAltName-based host name checking
     in proxy mode (SSLProxyCheckPeerName). PR 54030. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) core: Use the proper macro for HTTP/1.1. [Graham Leggett]

  *) event MPM: Provide error handling for ThreadStackSize. PR 54311
     [Tianyin Xu tixu cs.ucsd.edu, Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_dav: Do not segfault on PROPFIND with a zero length DBM.
     PR 52559 [Diego Santa Cruz diego.santaCruz spinetix.com]

  *) core: Improve error message where client's request-line exceeds
     LimitRequestLine. PR 54384 [Christophe Jaillet]

  *) mod_macro: New module that provides macros within configuration files.
     [Fabien Coelho]

  *) mod_cache_socache: New cache implementation backed by mod_socache
     that replaces mod_mem_cache known from httpd 2.2. [Graham
     Leggett]

  *) htpasswd: Add -v option to verify a password. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_proxy: Add BalancerInherit and ProxyPassInherit to control
     whether Proxy Balancers and Workers are inherited by vhosts
     (default is On). [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_authnz_ldap: Allow using exec: calls to obtain LDAP bind
     password.  [Daniel Ruggeri]

  *) Added balancer parameter failontimeout to allow server admin
     to configure an IO timeout as an error in the balancer.
     [Daniel Ruggeri]

  *) mod_auth_digest: Fix crashes if shm initialization failed. [Stefan
     Fritsch]

  *) htpasswd, htdbm: Fix password generation. PR 54735. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: Add workaround for gcc bug on sparc/64bit. PR 52900.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_setenvif: Fix crash in case SetEnvif and SetEnvIfExpr are used
     together. PR 54881. [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) htdigest: Fix buffer overflow when reading digest password file
     with very long lines. PR 54893. [Rainer Jung]

  *) ap_expr: Add the ability to base64 encode and base64 decode
     strings and to generate their SHA1 and MD5 hash.
     [Graham Leggett, Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_log_config: Fix crash when logging request end time for a failed
     request.  PR 54828 [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_ssl: Catch missing, mismatched or encrypted client cert/key pairs
     with SSLProxyMachineCertificateFile/Path directives. PR 52212, PR 54698.
     [Keith Burdis keith burdis.org, Joe Orton, Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl: Quiet FIPS mode weak keys disabled and FIPS not selected emits
     in the error log to debug level.  [William Rowe]

  *) mod_cache_disk: CacheMinFileSize and CacheMaxFileSize were always
     using compiled in defaults of 1000000/1 respectively. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_lbmethod_heartbeat, mod_heartmonitor: Respect DefaultRuntimeDir/
     DEFAULT_REL_RUNTIMEDIR for the heartbeat storage file.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_include: Use new ap_expr for 'elif', like 'if', 
     if legacy parser is not specified.  PR 54548 [Tom Donovan]

  *) mod_lua: Add some new functions: r:htpassword(), r:mkdir(), r:mkrdir(),
     r:rmdir(), r:touch(), r:get_direntries(), r.date_parse_rfc().
     [Guenter Knauf]

  *) mod_lua: Add multipart form data handling. [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: If a LuaMapHandler doesn't return any value, log a warning
     and treat it as apache2.OK. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_lua: Add bindings for apr_dbd/mod_dbd database access
     [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: Add LuaInputFilter/LuaOutputFilter for creating content
     filters in Lua [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: Allow scripts handled by the lua-script handler to return
     a status code to the client (such as a 302 or a 500) [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: Decline handling 'lua-script' if the file doesn't exist,
     rather than throwing an internal server error. [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: Add functions r:flush and r:sendfile as well as additional
     request information to the request_rec structure. [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: Add a server scope for Lua states, which creates a pool of
     states with managable minimum and maximum size. [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: Add new directive, LuaMapHandler, for dynamically mapping
     URIs to Lua scripts and functions using regular expressions.
     [Daniel Gruno]

  *) mod_lua: Add new directive LuaCodeCache for controlling in-memory
     caching of lua scripts. [Daniel Gruno]

22-February-2013 Changes with Apache 2.4.4
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) VC11 version available

  *) Libxml2 upgraded from 2.7.8 to 2.9.0 (Changelog)

  *) PCRE upgraded from 8.30 to 8.32 (Changelog) 

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL from 1.0.1c, 0.9.8x to 1.0.1e, 0.9.8y (Changelog) 

  *) Win64 Binary apr-1.4.6 patched (ASF PR: 49155) 
     WIN64 wasn't defined correctly in APR, resulting in crashes

  *) Upped the windows headers version to 502

ASF changes:< 

 *) SECURITY: CVE-2012-3499 (cve.mitre.org)
     Various XSS flaws due to unescaped hostnames and URIs HTML output in
     mod_info, mod_status, mod_imagemap, mod_ldap, and mod_proxy_ftp.
     [Jim Jagielski, Stefan Fritsch, Niels Heinen heinenn google com]

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2012-4558 (cve.mitre.org)
     XSS in mod_proxy_balancer manager interface. [Jim Jagielski,
     Niels Heinen heinenn google com]

  *) mod_dir: Add support for the value 'disabled' in FallbackResource.
     [Vincent Deffontaines]
     
  *) mod_proxy_connect: Don't keepalive the connection to the client if the
     backend closes the connection. PR 54474. [Pavel Mateja < pavel netsafe cz>]

  *) mod_lua: Add bindings for mod_dbd/apr_dbd database access.
     [Daniel Gruno]
     
  *) mod_proxy: Allow for persistence of local changes made via the
     balancer-manager between graceful/normal restarts and power
     cycles. [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_status: Print out list of times since a Vhost was last used.
     [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_proxy: Fix startup crash with mis-defined balancers.
     PR 52402. [Jim Jagielski]

  *) --with-module: Fix failure to integrate them into some existing
     module directories.  PR 40097.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) htcacheclean: Fix potential segfault if "-p" is omitted.  [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_proxy_http: Honour special value 0 (unlimited) of LimitRequestBody
     PR 54435.  [Pavel Mateja < pavel netsafe.cz>]

  *) mod_proxy_ajp: Support unknown HTTP methods. PR 54416.
     [Rainer Jung]

  *) htcacheclean: Fix list options "-a" and "-A".
     [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_slotmem_shm: Fix mistaken reset of num_free for restored shm.
     [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_proxy: non-existance of byrequests is not an immediate error.
     [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_proxy_balancer: Improve output of balancer-manager (re: Drn,
     Dis, Ign, Stby). PR 52478 [Danijel < dt-ng rbfh de>]
  
  *) configure: Fix processing of --disable-FEATURE for various features.
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_dialup/mod_http: Prevent a crash in mod_dialup in case of internal
     redirect. PR 52230.

  *) various modules, rotatelogs: Replace use of apr_file_write() with
     apr_file_write_full() to prevent incomplete writes. PR 53131.
     [Nicolas Viennot < apache viennot biz>, Stefan Fritsch]

  *) ab: Support socket timeout (-s timeout).
     [Guido Serra < zeph fsfe org>]
  
  *) httxt2dbm: Correct length computation for the 'value' stored in the
     DBM file. PR 47650 [jon buckybox com]

  *) core: Be more correct about rejecting directives that cannot work in < If>
     sections. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: Fix directives like LogLevel that need to know if they are invoked
     at virtual host context or in Directory/Files/Location/If sections to
     work properly in If sections that are not in a Directory/Files/Location.
     [Stefan Fritsch]
 
  *) mod_xml2enc: Fix problems with charset conversion altering the
     Content-Length. [Micha Lenk < micha lenk info>]

  *) ap_expr: Add req_novary function that allows HTTP header lookups
     without adding the name to the Vary header. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_slotmem_*: Add in new fgrab() function which forces a grab and
     slot allocation on a specified slot. Allow for clearing of inuse
     array. [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_proxy_ftp: Fix segfaults on IPv4 requests to hosts with DNS
     AAAA records. PR  40841. [Andrew Rucker Jones < arjones simultan
     dyndns org>, < ast domdv de>, Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_auth_form: Make sure that get_notes_auth() sets the user as does
     get_form_auth() and get_session_auth(). Makes sure that REMOTE_USER
     does not vanish during mod_include driven subrequests. [Graham
     Leggett]

  *) mod_cache_disk: Resolve errors while revalidating disk-cached files on
     Windows ("...rename tempfile to datafile failed..."). PR 38827
     [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_proxy_balancer: Bring XML output up to date. [Jim Jagielski]

  *) htpasswd, htdbm: Optionally read passwords from stdin, as more
     secure alternative to -b.  PR 40243. [Adomas Paltanavicius < adomas
     paltanavicius gmail com>, Stefan Fritsch]

  *) htpasswd, htdbm: Add support for bcrypt algorithm (requires
     apr-util 1.5 or higher). PR 49288. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) htpasswd, htdbm: Put full 48bit of entropy into salt, improve
     error handling. Add some of htpasswd's improvements to htdbm,
     e.g. warn if password is truncated by crypt(). [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_auth_form: Support the expr parser in the
     AuthFormLoginRequiredLocation, AuthFormLoginSuccessLocation and
     AuthFormLogoutLocation directives. [Graham Leggett]

  *) mod_ssl: Add support for TLS-SRP (Secure Remote Password key exchange
     for TLS, RFC 5054). PR 51075. [Quinn Slack < sqs cs stanford edu>,
     Christophe Renou, Peter Sylvester]

  *) mod_rewrite: Stop mergeing RewriteBase down to subdirectories
     unless new option 'RewriteOptions MergeBase' is configured.
     PR 53963. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_header: Allow for exposure of loadavg and server load using new 
     format specifiers %l, %i, %b [Jim Jagielski]
  
  *) core: Make ap_regcomp() return AP_REG_ESPACE if out of memory.  Make
     ap_pregcomp() abort if out of memory. This raises the minimum PCRE
     requirement to version 6.0. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_proxy: Add ability to configure the sticky session separator.
     PR 53893. [< inu inusasha de>, Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_dumpio: Correctly log large messages
     PR 54179 [Marek Wianecki < mieszek2 interia pl>]

  *) core: Don't fail at startup with AH00554 when Include points to 
     a directory without any wildcard character. [Eric Covener]

  *) core: Fail startup if the argument to ServerTokens is unrecognized.
     [Jackie Zhang  < jackie.qq.zhang gmail.com>]

  *) mod_log_forensic: Don't log a spurious "-" if a request has been rejected
     before mod_log_forensic could attach its id to it. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) rotatelogs: Omit the second argument for the first invocation of
     a post-rotate program when -p is used, per the documentation.
     [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_session_dbd: fix a segmentation fault in the function dbd_remove.
     PR 53452. [< rebanerebane gmail com>, Reimo Rebane]

  *) core: Functions to provide server load values: ap_get_sload() and
     ap_get_loadavg(). [Jim Jagielski, Jan Kaluza < jkaluza redhat.com>,
     Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_ldap: Fix regression in handling "server unavailable" errors on 
     Windows.  PR 54140.  [Eric Covener]
 
  *) syslog logging: Remove stray ", referer" at the end of some messages.
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) "Iterate" directives: Report an error if no arguments are provided.
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_ssl: Change default for SSLCompression to off, as compression
     causes security issues in most setups. (The so called "CRIME" attack).
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) ab: add TLS1.1/TLS1.2 options to -f switch, and adapt output
     to more accurately report the negotiated protocol. PR 53916.
     [Nicols Pernas Maradei < nico emutex com>, Kaspar Brand]

  *) core: ErrorDocument now works for requests without a Host header.
     PR 48357.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) prefork: Avoid logging harmless errors during graceful stop.
     [Joe Orton, Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_proxy: When concatting for PPR, avoid cases where we
     concat ".../" and "/..." to create "...//..." [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_cache: Wrong content type and character set when
     mod_cache serves stale content because of a proxy error. 
     PR 53539.  [Rainer Jung, Ruediger Pluem]

  *) mod_proxy_ajp: Fix crash in packet dump code when logging
     with LogLevel trace7 or trace8.  PR 53730.  [Rainer Jung]

  *) httpd.conf: Removed the configuration directives setting a bad_DNT
     environment introduced in 2.4.3. The actual directives are commented
     out in the default conf file.

  *) core: Apply length limit when logging Status header values.
     [Jeff Trawick, Chris Darroch]

  *) mod_proxy_balancer: The nonce is only derived from the UUID iff
     not set via the 'nonce' balancer param. [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_ssl: Match wildcard SSL certificate names in proxy mode.  
     PR 53006.  [Joe Orton]

  *) Windows: Fix output of -M, -L, and similar command-line options
     which display information about the server configuration.
     [Jeff Trawick]

18-August-2012 Changes with Apache 2.4.3
Apache Lounge change:

  *) Win64 Binary apr-1.4.6 patched (ASF PR: 49155) 
     WIN64 wasn't defined correctly in APR, resulting in crashes

ASF changes:

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2012-3502  (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_proxy_ajp, mod_proxy_http: Fix an issue in back end
     connection closing which could lead to privacy issues due
     to a response mixup. PR 53727. [Rainer Jung]
< 
  *) SECURITY: CVE-2012-2687 (cve.mitre.org)
     mod_negotiation: Escape filenames in variant list to prevent an
     possible XSS for a site where untrusted users can upload files to
     a location with MultiViews enabled. [Niels Heinen < heinenn google.com>]

  *) mod_authnz_ldap: Don't try a potentially expensive nested groups
     search before exhausting all AuthLDAPGroupAttribute checks on the
     current group. PR 52464 [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_lua: Add new directive LuaAuthzProvider to allow implementing an
     authorization provider in lua. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: Be less strict when checking whether Content-Type is set to 
     "application/x-www-form-urlencoded" when parsing POST data, 
     or we risk losing data with an appended charset. PR 53698
     [Petter Berntsen < petterb gmail.com>]

  *) httpd.conf: Added configuration directives to set a bad_DNT environment
     variable based on User-Agent and to remove the DNT header field from
     incoming requests when a match occurs. This currently has the effect of
     removing DNT from requests by MSIE 10.0 because it deliberately violates
     the current specification of DNT semantics for HTTP. [Roy T. Fielding]

  *) mod_socache_shmcb: Fix bus error due to a misalignment
     in some 32 bit builds, especially on Solaris Sparc.
     PR 53040.  [Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_cache: Set content type in case we return stale content.
     [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) Windows: Fix SSL failures on windows with AcceptFilter https none.
     PR 52476.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) ab: Fix read failure when targeting SSL server.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) The following now respect DefaultRuntimeDir/DEFAULT_REL_RUNTIMEDIR:
     - mod_auth_digest: shared memory file
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) htpasswd: Use correct file mode for checking if file is writable.
     PR 45923. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_rewrite: Fix crash with dbd RewriteMaps. PR 53663. [Mikhail T.
     < mi apache aldan algebra com>]

  *) mod_ssl: Add new directive SSLCompression to disable TLS-level
     compression. PR 53219. [Björn Jacke < bjoern j3e de>, Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_lua: Add a few missing request_rec fields. Rename remote_ip to
     client_ip to match conn_rec. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_lua: Change prototype of vm_construct, to work around gcc bug which
     causes a segfault. PR 52779. [Dick Snippe < Dick Snippe tech omroep nl>]

  *) mpm_event: Don't count connections in lingering close state when
     calculating how many additional connections may be accepted.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_ssl: If exiting during initialization because of a fatal error,
     log a message to the main error log pointing to the appropriate
     virtual host error log. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_proxy_ajp: Reduce memory usage in case of many keep-alive requests on
     one connection. PR 52275. [Naohiro Ooiwa < naohiro ooiwa miraclelinux com>]

  *) mod_proxy_balancer: Restore balancing after a failed worker has
     recovered when using lbmethod_bybusyness.  PR 48735.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_setenvif: Compile some global regex only once during startup.
     This should save some memory, especially with .htaccess.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: Add the port number to the vhost's name in the scoreboard.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_proxy: Fix ProxyPassReverse for balancer configurations.
     PR 45434.  [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_lua: Add the parsebody function for parsing POST data. PR 53064.
     [Daniel Gruno]

  *) apxs: Use LDFLAGS from config_vars.mk in addition to CFLAGS and CPPFLAGS.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_proxy: Fix memory leak or possible corruption in ProxyBlock
     implementation.  [Ruediger Pluem, Joe Orton]

  *) mod_proxy: Check hostname from request URI against ProxyBlock list,
     not forward proxy, if ProxyRemote* is configured.  [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_proxy_connect: Avoid DNS lookup on hostname from request URI 
     if ProxyRemote* is configured.  PR 43697.  [Joe Orton]

  *) mpm_event, mpm_worker: Remain active amidst prevalent child process
     resource shortages.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) Add "strict" and "warnings" pragmas to Perl scripts.  [Rich Bowen]

  *) The following now respect DefaultRuntimeDir/DEFAULT_REL_RUNTIMEDIR:
     - core: the scoreboard (ScoreBoardFile), pid file (PidFile), and
       mutexes (Mutex)
     [Jim Jagielski]

  *) ab: Fix bind() errors.  [Joe Orton]

  *) mpm_event: Don't do a blocking write when starting a lingering close
     from the listener thread. PR 52229. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_so: If a filename without slashes is specified for LoadFile or
     LoadModule and the file cannot be found in the server root directory,
     try to use the standard dlopen() search path. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mpm_event, mpm_worker: Fix cases where the spawn rate wasn't reduced
     after child process resource shortages.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mpm_prefork: Reduce spawn rate after a child process exits due to
     unexpected poll or accept failure.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) core: Log value of Status header line in script responses rather
     than the fixed header name.  [Chris Darroch]

  *) mpm_ssl: Fix handling of empty response from OCSP server.
     [Jim Meyering < meyering redhat.com>, Joe Orton]

  *) mpm_event: Fix handling of MaxConnectionsPerChild. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_authz_core: If an expression in "Require expr" returns denied and
     references %{REMOTE_USER}, trigger authentication and retry. PR 52892.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: Always log if LimitRequestFieldSize triggers.  [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_deflate: Skip compression if compression is enabled at SSL level.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: Add missing HTTP status codes registered with IANA.
     [Julian Reschke < julian.reschke gmx.de>, Rainer Jung]

  *) mod_ldap: Treat the "server unavailable" condition as a transient
     error with all LDAP SDKs.  [Filip Valder < filip.valder vsb.cz>]

  *) core: Fix spurious "not allowed here" error returned when the Options 
     directive is used in .htaccess and "AllowOverride Options" (with no 
     specific options restricted) is configured.  PR 53444. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_authz_core: Fix parsing of Require arguments in < AuthzProviderAlias>.
     PR 53048. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_log_config: Fix %{abc}C truncating cookie values at first "=".
     PR 53104. [Greg Ames]

  *) mod_ext_filter: Fix error_log spam when input filters are configured.  
     [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_rewrite: Add "AllowAnyURI" option. PR 52774. [Joe Orton]

  *) htdbm, htpasswd: Don't crash if crypt() fails (e.g. with FIPS enabled). 
     [Paul Wouters < pwouters redhat.com>, Joe Orton]

  *) core: Use a TLS 1.0 close_notify alert for internal dummy connection if
     the chosen listener is configured for https. [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_proxy: Use the the same hostname for SNI as for the HTTP request when
     forwarding to SSL backends. PR 53134.
     [Michael Weiser < michael weiser.dinsnail.net>, Ruediger Pluem]

  *) mod_info: Display all registered providers. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_ssl: Send the error message for speaking http to an https port using
     HTTP/1.0 instead of HTTP/0.9, and omit the link that may be wrong when
     using SNI. PR 50823. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: Fix segfault in logging if r->useragent_addr or c->client_addr is
     unset. PR 53265. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) log_server_status: Bring Perl style forward to the present, use
     standard modules, update for new format of server-status output.
     PR 45424. [Richard Bowen, Dave Brondsema, and others]

  *) mod_sed, mod_log_debug, mod_rewrite: Symbol namespace cleanups. 
     [Joe Orton, André Malo]

  *) core: Prevent "httpd -k restart" from killing server in presence of
     config error. [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_proxy_fcgi: If there is an error reading the headers from the
     backend, send an error to the client. PR 52879. [Stefan Fritsch]
13-May-2012 Changes with Apache 2.4.2
Apache Lounge change:

  *) Upgraded zlib to 1.2.7 (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1c and 0.9.8x (Changelog) 
20-April-2012 Changes with Apache 2.4.2
Apache Lounge change:

  *) Upgraded OpenSSL from 1.0.1 to 1.0.1a (Changelog) 
6-April-2012 Changes with Apache 2.4.2
Apache Lounge changes:

  *) Crypto enabled from now on

  *) Include manual files from now on

  *) Win64 Binary apr-1.4.6 patched (ASF PR: 49155) 
     WIN64 wasn't defined correctly in APR, resulting in crashes.

  *) PCRE upgraded from 8.21 to 8.30 (Changelog) 

  *) OpenSSL upgraded from 1.0.0g to 1.0.1 (Changelog) 

  *) Expat upgraded from 1.95.7 to 2.1.0 (Changelog)
     Solves a few security vulnerabilities

  *) Lua upgraded from 5.1.4 to 5.1.5 (Changelog)

  *) For a SSL issue, see Apache 2.4.2 available

ASF changes:

  *) SECURITY: CVE-2012-0883 (cve.mitre.org)
     envvars: Fix insecure handling of LD_LIBRARY_PATH that could lead to the
     current working directory to be searched for DSOs. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_slotmem_shm: Honor DefaultRuntimeDir [Jim Jagielski]

  *) mod_ssl: Fix crash with threaded MPMs due to < race condition when
     initializing EC temporary keys. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_proxy: Add the forcerecovery balancer parameter that determines if
     recovery for balancer workers is enforced. [Ruediger Pluem]

  *) Fix MPM DSO load failure on AIX.  [Jeff Trawick]

  *) mod_proxy: Correctly set up reverse proxy worker. PR 52935.
     [Petter Berntsen < petterb gmail.com>]

  *) mod_sed: Don't define PATH_MAX to a potentially undefined value, causing
     compile problems on GNU hurd. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: Add ap_runtime_dir_relative() and DefaultRuntimeDir.
     [Jeff Trawick]

  *) core: Fix breakage of Listen directives with MPMs that use a
     per-directory config. PR 52904. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: Disallow directives in AllowOverrideList which are only allowed
     in VirtualHost or server context. These are usually not prepared to be
     called in .htaccess files. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) core: In AllowOverrideList, do not allow 'None' together with other
     directives. PR 52823. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_slotmem_shm: Support DEFAULT_REL_RUNTIMEDIR for file-based shm.
     [Jim Jagielski]

  *) core: Fix merging of AllowOverrideList and ContentDigest.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_request: Fix validation of the KeptBodySize argument so it
     doesn't always throw a configuration error. PR 52981 [Eric Covener]

  *) core: Add filesystem paths to access denied / access failed messages
     AH00035 and AH00036. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_dumpio: Properly handle errors from subsequent input filters.
     PR 52914. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) Unix MPMs: Fix small memory leak in parent process if connect()
     failed when waking up children.  [Joe Orton]

  *) "DirectoryIndex disabled" now undoes DirectoryIndex settings in
     the current configuration section, not just previous config sections.
     PR 52845. [Eric Covener]

  *) mod_xml2enc: Fix broken handling of EOS buckets which could lead to
     response headers not being sent. PR 52766. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_ssl: Properly free the GENERAL_NAMEs. PR 32652. [Kaspar Brand]

  *) core: Check during config test that directories for the access
     logs actually exist. PR 29941. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_xml2enc, mod_proxy_html: Enable per-module loglevels.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_filter: Fix segfault with AddOutputFilterByType. PR 52755.
     [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_session: Sessions are encoded as application/x-www-form-urlencoded
     strings, however we do not handle the encoding of spaces properly.
     Fixed. [Graham Leggett]

  *) Configuration: Example in comment should use a path consistent
     with the default configuration. PR 52715.
     [Rich Bowen, Jens Schleusener, Rainer Jung]

  *) Configuration: Switch documentation links from trunk to 2.4.
     [Rainer Jung]

  *) configure: Fix out of tree build using apr and apr-util in srclib.
     [Rainer Jung]
6-March-2012 Changes with Apache 2.4.1
  *) Build with VC10

  *) Win64 apr-1.4.6 patched (ASF PR: 49155) 
     WIN64 wasn't defined correct, resulting in crashes.
     Now using _WIN64 instead of WIN64 (compiler define vs. SDK define) in .c/.h.
15-Febuary-2012 Changes with Apache 2.4.1
  *) Upgraded OpenSSL from 1.0.0e to 1.0.0g (Changelog) 

  *) Build OpenSSL with nasm 2.09.10 (was 2.05.01), see nasm home

  *) Upgraded zlib from 1.2.5 to 1.2.6 (Changelog)

  *) Upgraded APR from 1.4.5 to 1.4.6 (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 ap-util if apr is not installed
     in a system default path. [Rainer Jung]

  *) Doxygen fixes and improvements. [Joe Orton, Igor Gali?]

  *) core: Fix building against PCRE 8.30 by switching from the obsolete
     pcre_info() to pcre_fullinfo(). PR 52623 [Ruediger Pluem, Rainer Jung]
17-January-2012 Changes with Apache 2.4.0
  *) SECURITY (CVE-2012-0031): Fix scoreboard issue which could allow
     an unprivileged child process could cause the parent to crash at
     shutdown rather than terminate cleanly.  [Joe Orton]

  *) mod_ssl: Fix compilation with xlc on AIX. PR 52394. [Stefan Fritsch]

  *) mod_log_config: Fix segfault when trying t< o log a nameless, valueless
     cookie. PR 52256. [Rainer Canavan < rainer-apache 7val com>]

  *) mod_ssl: when compiled against OpenSSL 1.0.1 or later, allow explicit
     control of TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2 through the SSLProtocol directive.
     [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_ssl: set OPENSSL_NO_SSL_INTERN when compiling against OpenSSL 1.0.1
     or later, to improve binary compatibility with future OpenSSL releases.
     [Kaspar Brand]

  *) mod_mime: Don't arbitrarily bypass AddOutputFilter during a ProxyPass,
     but then allow AddOutputFilter during a RewriteRule [P]. Make mod_mime
     behave identically in both cases. PR52342. [Graham Leggett]

  *) Move ab, logresolve, httxt2dbm and apxs to bin from sbin, along with
     corresponding man pages. [Graham Leggett]

  *) Distinguish properly between the bindir and sbindir directories when
     installing binaries. Previously all binaries were silently installed to
     sbindir, whether they were system administration commands or not.
     [Graham Leggett]