SuSE 10 Security Update : Apache (ZYPP Patch Number 7722)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57155


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes a remote denial of service bug (memory exhaustion) in the Apache 2 HTTP server, that could be triggered by remote attackers using multiple overlapping Request Ranges. (CVE-2011-3192)

It also fixes a bug, where the LimitRequestFieldsize config option into account when parsing headers from backend, thereby avoiding that the receiving buffers are too small.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7722.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57155

File Name: suse_apache2-7722.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2015/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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: 2011/08/31

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3192