openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0993-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-09/msg00002.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=713966

Solution :

Update the affected apache2 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75425 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49303

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3192

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