openSUSE Security Update : apache2-201202 (openSUSE-SU-2012:0314-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of apache2 fixes regressions and several security
problems :

bnc#728876, fix graceful reload

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

bnc#743743, CVE-2012-0053: Fixed an issue in error responses that
could expose 'httpOnly' cookies when no custom ErrorDocument is
specified for status code 400'.

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

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 :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-02/msg00065.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=728876
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=738855
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741243
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=743743

Solution :

Update the affected apache2-201202 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75789 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6750
CVE-2012-0031
CVE-2012-0053

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