SUSE SLES11 Security Update : apache2-mod_jk (SUSE-SU-2018:3970-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119336


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


This update for apache2-mod_jk fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-11759: Fixed connector path traversal due to mishandled HTTP requests in httpd (bsc#1114612).

CVE-2014-8111: Apache Tomcat Connectors (mod_jk) ignored JkUnmount rules for subtrees of previous JkMount rules, which allowed remote attackers to access otherwise restricted artifacts via unspecified vectors (bsc#927845).

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.


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 Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-apache2-mod_jk-13888=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-apache2-mod_jk-13888=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119336

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3970-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/04

Updated: 2019/02/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-mod_jk, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8111, CVE-2018-11759

BID: 74265