openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-SU-2012:0248-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes several security issues in the Apache2 webserver.

CVE-2011-3368, CVE-2011-4317: This update also includes several fixes
for a mod_proxy reverse exposure via RewriteRule or ProxyPassMatch
directives.

CVE-2011-3607: Integer overflow in ap_pregsub function resulting in a
heap based buffer overflow could potentially allow local attackers to
gain privileges

In addition to that the following changes were made :

- new template file:
/etc/apache2/vhosts.d/vhost-ssl.template allow TLSv1
only, browser match stuff commented out.

- rc script /etc/init.d/apache2: handle reload with
deleted binaries by message to stdout only, but refrain
from sending signals.

- httpd-2.2.x-bnc727071-mod_authnz_ldap-utf8.diff: make
non-ascii eg UTF8 passwords work with mod_authnz_ldap.
[bnc#727071]

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-02/msg00044.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=722545
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=727071
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729181

Solution :

Update the affected apache2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75427 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3368
CVE-2011-3607
CVE-2011-4317

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