SUSE SLES12 Security Update : apache2 (SUSE-SU-2017:1714-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for apache2 provides the following fixes: Security issues
fixed :

- CVE-2017-3167: In Apache use of httpd
ap_get_basic_auth_pw() outside of the authentication
phase could lead to authentication requirements bypass
(bsc#1045065)

- CVE-2017-3169: In mod_ssl may have a dereference NULL
pointer issue which could lead to denial of service
(bsc#1045062)

- CVE-2017-7679: In mod_mime can buffer over-read by 1
byte, potentially leading to a crash or information
disclosure (bsc#1045060) Non-Security issues fixed :

- Remove /usr/bin/http2 symlink only during apache2
package uninstall, not upgrade. (bsc#1041830)

- In gensslcert, use hostname when fqdn is too long.
(bsc#1035829)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1035829
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1041830
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045060
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045062
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045065
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3167.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3169.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7679.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?ddb88831

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1062=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1062=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1062=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101109 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-3167
CVE-2017-3169
CVE-2017-7679

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