SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Apache (SAT Patch Number 7409)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update fixes the following issues :

- Denial of Service via special requests in mod_proxy_ajp.
(CVE-2012-4557)

- improper LD_LIBRARY_PATH handling. (CVE-2012-0883)

- filename escaping problem Additionally, some
non-security bugs have been fixed:. (CVE-2012-2687)

- ignore case when checking against SNI server names.
[bnc#798733]

- httpd-2.2.x-CVE-2011-3368_CVE-2011-4317-bnc722545.diff
reworked to reflect the upstream changes. This will
prevent the 'Invalid URI in request OPTIONS *' messages
in the error log. [bnc#722545]

- new sysconfig variable APACHE_DISABLE_SSL_COMPRESSION;
if set to on, OPENSSL_NO_DEFAULT_ZLIB will be inherited
to the apache process; openssl will then transparently
disable compression. This change affects start script
and sysconfig fillup template. Default is on, SSL
compression disabled. Please see mod_deflate for
compressed transfer at http layer. [bnc#782956]

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=722545
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=757710
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=774045
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=777260
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=782956
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=788121
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=793004
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798733
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3368.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4317.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0021.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0883.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2687.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4557.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7409.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65023 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3368
CVE-2011-4317
CVE-2012-0021
CVE-2012-0883
CVE-2012-2687
CVE-2012-4557

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