SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Apache2 (SAT Patch Number 5760)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of apache2 and libapr1 fixes regressions and several
security problems.

- Fixed a scoreboard corruption (shared mem segment) by
child causes crash of privileged parent (invalid free())
during shutdown. (CVE-2012-0031)

- Fixed an issue in error responses that could expose
'httpOnly' cookies when no custom ErrorDocument is
specified for status code 400'. (CVE-2012-0053)

- The 'mod_reqtimeout' module was backported from Apache
2.2.21 to help mitigate the 'Slowloris' Denial of
Service attack. You need to enable the 'mod_reqtimeout'
module in your existing apache configuration to make it
effective, e.g. in the APACHE_MODULES line in
/etc/sysconfig/apache2. For more detailed information,
check also the README file. (CVE-2007-6750)

Also the following bugs have been fixed :

- Fixed init script action 'check-reload' to avoid
potential crashes. (bnc#728876)

- An overlapping memcpy() was replaced by memmove() to
make this work with newer glibcs. (bnc#738067 /

- libapr1: reset errno to zero to not return previous
value despite good status of new operation. (bnc#739783)

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5760.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58030 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6750

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