SuSE 10 Security Update : Apache (ZYPP Patch Number 7721)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fixes a remote denial of service bug (memory exhaustion)
in the Apache 2 HTTP server, that could be triggered by remote
attackers using multiple overlapping Request Ranges. (CVE-2011-3192)

It also fixes some non-security bugs :

- take LimitRequestFieldsize config option into account
when parsing headers from backend. Thereby avoid that
the receiving buffers are too small. bnc#690734.

- add / when on a directory to feed correctly linked
listings. bnc#661597: * a2enmod shalt not disable a
module in query mode. bnc#663359

- New option SSLRenegBufferSize fixes '413 Request Entity
Too Large occur' problem.

- fixes graceful restart hangs, bnc#555098.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3192.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7721.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56600 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3192

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