SUSE SLES12 Security Update : apache2 (SUSE-SU-2018:3582-2)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119449
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis 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.
SolutionTo 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 Software Development Kit 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2018-2541=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2018-2541=1