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I hope someone can help me figure out what is going on with my apache upgrades. For years, whenever I upgrade apache2, it tries to install apache2-mpm-itk even though I use the prefork module apache2-mpm-prefork and libapache2-mod-php5 is removed causing all my php files on my site to be downloaded thus exposing the php source code. Reinstalling libapache2-mod-php5 prevents the PHP files from being downloaded but of course I need to go change any passwords exposed in the files. Anyone know what is causing this? If related to apache2-mpm-itk trying to install each time, anyway to prevent it? It appears apache2-mpm-itk does not actually get installed when all done. The output of the apt-get install is below:

Module Index
Update Packages
Now updating apache2 ..
Installing package(s) with command apt-get -y install apache2 ..
Reading package lists...
Building dependency tree...
Reading state information...
The following extra packages will be installed:
apache2-mpm-itk apache2.2-bin apache2.2-common
Suggested packages:
apache2-suexec apache2-suexec-custom
The following packages will be REMOVED:
apache2-mpm-prefork libapache2-mod-php5
The following NEW packages will be installed:
apache2-mpm-itk

The following packages will be upgraded:
apache2 apache2.2-bin apache2.2-common
3 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 2 to remove and 6 not upgraded.
Need to get 1574 kB of archives.
After this operation, 8714 kB disk space will be freed.

// removed URLs so I could post

  • SECURITY UPDATE: HTTP header replacement via HTTP trailers (LP: #1425141)
  • debian/patches/CVE-2013-5704.patch: don't merge trailers by default
    and add a "MergeTrailers" directive to revert to previous behaviour
    to include/http_core.h, include/httpd.h, modules/http/http_filters.c,
    modules/http/http_request.c, modules/loggers/mod_log_config.c,
    modules/proxy/mod_proxy_http.c, modules/proxy/proxy_util.c,
    server/core.c, server/protocol.c.
  • CVE-2013-5704

    -- Marc Deslauriers Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:40:00 -0500

    apt-listchanges: Mailing root: apt-listchanges: changelogs for server1
    Fetched 1574 kB in 3s (521 kB/s)
    (Reading database ... 190291 files and directories currently installed.)
    Preparing to replace apache2 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.7 (using .../apache2_2.2.22- 1ubuntu1.8_amd64.deb) ...
    Unpacking replacement apache2 ...
    Preparing to replace apache2.2-bin 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.7 (using .../apache2.2-bin_2.2.22- 1ubuntu1.8_amd64.deb) ...
    Unpacking replacement apache2.2-bin ...
    Preparing to replace apache2.2-common 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.7 (using .../apache2.2-common_2.2.22- 1ubuntu1.8_amd64.deb) ...
    Unpacking replacement apache2.2-common ...
    Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
    Processing triggers for ufw ...
    Processing triggers for man-db ...
    dpkg: apache2-mpm-prefork: dependency problems, but removing anyway as you requested:
    libapache2-mod-php5 depends on apache2-mpm-prefork (>> 2.0.52) | apache2-mpm-itk; however:
    Package apache2-mpm-prefork is to be removed.
    Package apache2-mpm-itk is not installed.
    libapache2-mod-cloudflare depends on apache2; however:
    Package apache2 is not configured yet.
    Package apache2-mpm-prefork which provides apache2 is to be removed.
    (Reading database ... 190285 files and directories currently installed.)
    Removing apache2-mpm-prefork ...

  • Stopping web server apache2
    ... waiting ...done.
    Selecting previously unselected package apache2-mpm-itk.
    (Reading database ... 190286 files and directories currently installed.)
    Unpacking apache2-mpm-itk (from .../apache2-mpm-itk_2.2.22-1ubuntu1.8_amd64.deb) ...
    Setting up apache2.2-bin (2.2.22-1ubuntu1.8) ...
    Setting up apache2.2-common (2.2.22-1ubuntu1.8) ...
    Setting up apache2-mpm-itk (2.2.22-1ubuntu1.8) ...
  • Starting web server apache2
    ...done.
    (Reading database ... 190285 files and directories currently installed.)
    Removing libapache2-mod-php5 ...
    Module php5 disabled.

    To activate the new configuration, you need to run:
    service apache2 restart
    Setting up apache2 (2.2.22-1ubuntu1.8) ...
    .. install complete.
  • Install aptitude and do aptitude why apache2-mpm-itk. It might provide useful information. – muru Mar 13 '15 at 2:33
  • It is not installed... ubuntu@server1:~$ sudo aptitude why apache-mpm-itk E: No package named "apache-mpm-itk" exists. – MorningSleeper Mar 13 '15 at 3:36
  • apache2-, not apache-. And bold text is not worth whatever you think it is. – muru Mar 13 '15 at 3:39
  • Thanks, so what does this indicate?, ubuntu@server1:~$ sudo aptitude why apache2-mpm-itk i libapache2-mod-php5 Depends apache2-mpm-prefork (> 2.0.52) | apache2-mpm-itk – MorningSleeper Mar 13 '15 at 3:42

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