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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
This update for apache2 fixes the following issues :
- It used to be possible to set an arbitrary $HTTP_PROXY
environment variable for request handlers -- like CGI
scripts -- by including a specially crafted HTTP header
in the request (CVE-2016-5387). As a result, these
server components would potentially direct all their
outgoing HTTP traffic through a malicious proxy server.
This patch fixes the issue: the updated Apache server
ignores such HTTP headers and never sets $HTTP_PROXY for
sub-processes (unless a value has been explicitly
configured by the administrator in the configuration
This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update
See also :
Update the affected apache2 packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1