SUSE SLES12 Security Update : apache2 (SUSE-SU-2017:0797-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for apache2 fixes the following security issues: Security
issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-0736: Protect mod_session_crypto data with a
MAC to prevent padding oracle attacks (bsc#1016712).

- CVE-2016-2161: Malicious input to mod_auth_digest could
have caused the server to crash, resulting in DoS
(bsc#1016714).

- CVE-2016-8743: Added new directive 'HttpProtocolOptions
Strict' to avoid proxy chain misinterpretation
(bsc#1016715). Bugfixes :

- Add missing copy of hcuri and hcexpr from the worker to
the health check worker (bsc#1019380).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1016712
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1016714
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1016715
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1019380
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0736.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2161.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8743.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?ea160deb

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-450=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-450=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-450=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97912 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0736
CVE-2016-2161
CVE-2016-8743

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