openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-2018-1178)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118170

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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-2018-11763: In Apache HTTP Server by sending continuous, large SETTINGS frames a client can occupy a connection, server thread and CPU time without any connection timeout coming to effect. This affects only HTTP/2 connections. (bsc#1109961)

Bug fixes :

- consider also patterns in APACHE_CONF_INCLUDE_DIRS as documentation says (patch Juergen Gleiss)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected apache2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1109961

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118170

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1178.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/17

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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:15.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11763