SuSE 10 Security Update : Apache2 (ZYPP Patch Number 7972)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of apache fixes regressions and several security
problems :

- Fixed a scoreboard corruption (shared mem segment) by
child causes crash of privileged parent (invalid free())
during shutdown. (bnc#741243, CVE-2012-0031)

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

- the SSL configuration template suggested weak ciphers.

- The 'mod_reqtimeout' module was backported from Apache
2.2.21 to help mitigate the 'Slowloris' Denial of
Service attack. (bnc#738855,CVE-2007-6750)

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.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7972.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58166 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6750

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