openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-2017-786)

High Nessus Plugin ID 101283


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This update for apache2 provides the following fixes :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-3167: In Apache use of httpd ap_get_basic_auth_pw() outside of the authentication phase could lead to authentication requirements bypass (bsc#1045065)

- CVE-2017-3169: In mod_ssl may have a dereference NULL pointer issue which could lead to denial of service (bsc#1045062)

- CVE-2017-7679: In mod_mime can buffer over-read by 1 byte, potentially leading to a crash or information disclosure (bsc#1045060)

Non-Security issues fixed :

- Remove /usr/bin/http2 symlink only during apache2 package uninstall, not upgrade. (bsc#1041830)

- In gensslcert, use hostname when fqdn is too long.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.


Update the affected apache2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101283

File Name: openSUSE-2017-786.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/07

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-event, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-event-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-example-pages, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-prefork, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-prefork-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-worker, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-worker-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3167, CVE-2017-3169, CVE-2017-7679