SUSE SLES12 Security Update : apache2 (SUSE-SU-2018:3582-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118566

Synopsis

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

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)

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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-2541=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2541=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2541=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2541=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2541=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-2541=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-2541=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1109961

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11763/

http://www.nessus.org/u?245075f1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118566

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3582-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/31

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-example-pages, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-prefork, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-prefork-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-worker, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-worker-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11763