SuSE 11 Security Update : Apache 2 (SAT Patch Number 1417)

High Nessus Plugin ID 42252


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update of the Apache webserver fixes various security issues :

- the option IncludesNOEXEC could be bypassed via .htaccess. (CVE-2009-1195)

- mod_proxy could run into an infinite loop when used as reverse proxy. (CVE-2009-1890)

- mod_deflate continued to compress large files even after a network connection was closed, causing mod_deflate to consume large amounts of CPU. (CVE-2009-1891)

- The ap_proxy_ftp_handler function in modules/proxy/proxy_ftp.c in the mod_proxy_ftp module allows remote FTP servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and child process crash) via a malformed reply to an EPSV command. (CVE-2009-3094)

- access restriction bypass in mod_proxy_ftp module (CVE-2009-3095)


Apply SAT patch number 1417.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42252

File Name: suse_11_apache2-091020.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/26

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:apache2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:apache2-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:apache2-example-pages, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:apache2-prefork, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:apache2-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:apache2-worker, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1195, CVE-2009-1890, CVE-2009-1891, CVE-2009-3094, CVE-2009-3095

CWE: 16, 119, 189, 264, 399