openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-2015-635) (Logjam)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Apache2 was updated to fix security issues.

- CVE-2015-3185: The ap_some_auth_required function in
server/request.c in the Apache HTTP Server 2.4.x did not
consider that a Require directive may be associated with
an authorization setting rather than an authentication
setting, which allows remote attackers to bypass
intended access restrictions in opportunistic
circumstances by leveraging the presence of a module
that relies on the 2.2 API behavior. [bnc#938723]

- CVE-2015-3183: The chunked transfer coding
implementation in the Apache HTTP Server did not
properly parse chunk headers, which allows remote
attackers to conduct HTTP request smuggling attacks via
a crafted request, related to mishandling of large
chunk-size values and invalid chunk-extension characters
in modules/http/http_filters.c. [bnc#938728]

On openSUSE 13.1 :

- CVE-2015-4000: Fix Logjam vulnerability: change the
default SSLCipherSuite cipherstring to disable export
cipher suites and deploy Ephemeral Elliptic-Curve
Diffie-Hellman (ECDHE) ciphers. Adjust 'gensslcert'
script to generate a strong and unique Diffie Hellman
Group and append it to the server certificate file

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected apache2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86285 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3183

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