SUSE SLES11 Security Update : apache2 (SUSE-SU-2017:1997-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 102068

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update provides apache2 2.2.34, which brings many fixes and enhancements: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-9788: Uninitialized memory reflection in mod_auth_digest. (bsc#1048576) Bug fixes :

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

- Don't put the backend in error state (by default) when 500/503 error code is overridden. (bsc#951692)

- Allow single-char field names inadvertently disallowed in 2.2.32.

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.

Solution

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

SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3:zypper in -t patch slestso13-apache2-13223=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-apache2-13223=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-apache2-13223=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-apache2-13223=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=951692

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1048576

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9788/

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1041830

http://www.nessus.org/u?60666fb8

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 102068

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1997-1.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/31/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:apache2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-example-pages:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-prefork:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-utils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-worker:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-doc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/28/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/13/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9788