openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-2018-1046)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117789

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for apache2 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-8743: Fixed liberal whitespace interpretation accepted from requests and sent in response lines and headers. Accepting these different behaviors represented a security concern when httpd participates in any chain of proxies or interacts with back-end application servers, either through mod_proxy or using conventional CGI mechanisms, and may result in request smuggling, response splitting and cache pollution. (bsc#1016715)

- CVE-2016-4975: Fixed possible CRLF injection allowing HTTP response splitting attacks for sites which use mod_userdir. This issue was mitigated by changes which prohibit CR or LF injection into the 'Location' or other outbound header key or value. (bsc#1104826) This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected apache2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1016715

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1104826

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117789

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1046.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/27

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4975, CVE-2016-8743