SUSE SLES12 Security Update : apache2 (SUSE-SU-2017:0801-1)

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 provides the following fixes: 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 NotifyAccess=all to systemd service files to prevent
warnings in the log when using mod_systemd (bsc#980663).

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/980663
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?74f4409a

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-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-449=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-449=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: 97916 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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