SUSE SLES11 Security Update : apache2 (SUSE-SU-2017:1997-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update provides apache2 2.2.34, which brings many fixes and
enhancements: Security issues fixed :

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

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

- Don't put the backend in error state (by default) when
500/503 error code is overridden. (bsc#951692)

- Allow single-char field names inadvertently disallowed
in 2.2.32.

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/1041830
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1048576
https://bugzilla.suse.com/951692
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9788.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?6c78a647

Solution :

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

SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3:zypper in -t patch slestso13-apache2-13223=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-apache2-13223=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-apache2-13223=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-apache2-13223=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: 102068 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9788

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