openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-SU-2014:1726-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Apache2 was updated to fix bugs and security issues.

Security issues fixed: CVE-2013-5704: Added a change to fix a flaw in
the way mod_headers handled chunked requests. Adds 'MergeTrailers'
directive to restore legacy behavior [bnc#871310],

CVE-2014-8109: Fixes handling of the Require line when a
LuaAuthzProvider is used in multiple Require directives with different
arguments.

Bugfixes :

- changed apache2.service file to fix situation where
apache won't start at boot when using an encrypted
certificate because user isn't prompted for password
during boot [bnc#792309].

- added <IfModule> around SSLSessionCache to avoid failing
to start [bnc#842377], [bnc#849445] and [bnc#864166].

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-12/msg00108.html
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=792309
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=842377
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=849445
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=864166
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=871310
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=909715

Solution :

Update the affected apache2 packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80300 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5704
CVE-2014-8109

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