SUSE SLES12 Security Update : apache2 (SUSE-SU-2017:1961-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

- CVE-2017-9788: Uninitialized memory reflection in
mod_auth_digest. (bsc#1048576) Bug fixes :

- Include individual sysconfig.d files instead of the
whole sysconfig.d directory.

- Include sysconfig.d/include.conf after httpd.conf is
processed. (bsc#1023616, bsc#1043055)

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/1023616
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1043055
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1048576
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9788.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?fecbce20

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-SP3:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1220=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1220=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1220=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1220=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1220=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102013 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9788

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