SuSE 10 Security Update : Apache2 (ZYPP Patch Number 7972)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58166

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VPR Score: 6.6

Synopsis

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

Description

This update of apache fixes regressions and several security problems :

- Fixed a scoreboard corruption (shared mem segment) by child causes crash of privileged parent (invalid free()) during shutdown. (bnc#741243, CVE-2012-0031)

- Fixed an issue in error responses that could expose 'httpOnly' cookies when no custom ErrorDocument is specified for status code 400'.
(bnc#743743,CVE-2012-0053)

- the SSL configuration template suggested weak ciphers.
(bnc#736706)

- The 'mod_reqtimeout' module was backported from Apache 2.2.21 to help mitigate the 'Slowloris' Denial of Service attack. (bnc#738855,CVE-2007-6750)

You need to enable the 'mod_reqtimeout' module in your existing apache configuration to make it effective, e.g.
in the APACHE_MODULES line in /etc/sysconfig/apache2.

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 7972.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-6750.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0031.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0053.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58166

File Name: suse_apache2-201202-7972.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/02/29

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6750, CVE-2012-0031, CVE-2012-0053