openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-SU-2011:1217-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes several security issues in the Apache webserver.

The patch for the ByteRange remote denial of service attack
(CVE-2011-3192) was refined and the configuration options used by
upstream were added. Introduce new config option: Allow MaxRanges
Number of ranges requested, if exceeded, the complete content is
served. default: 200 0|unlimited: unlimited none: Range headers are
ignored. This option is a backport from 2.2.21.

Also fixed: CVE-2011-3348: Denial of service in proxy_ajp when using a
undefined method.

CVE-2011-3368: Exposure of internal servers via reverse proxy methods
with mod_proxy enabled and incorrect Rewrite or Proxy Rules.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-11/msg00004.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=713966
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=719236
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=722545

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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75787 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3192
CVE-2011-3348
CVE-2011-3368

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