SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Apache (SAT Patch Number 7409)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 65023


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


This update fixes the following issues :

- Denial of Service via special requests in mod_proxy_ajp.

- improper LD_LIBRARY_PATH handling. (CVE-2012-0883)

- filename escaping problem Additionally, some non-security bugs have been fixed:. (CVE-2012-2687)

- ignore case when checking against SNI server names.

- httpd-2.2.x-CVE-2011-3368_CVE-2011-4317-bnc722545.diff reworked to reflect the upstream changes. This will prevent the 'Invalid URI in request OPTIONS *' messages in the error log. [bnc#722545]

- new sysconfig variable APACHE_DISABLE_SSL_COMPRESSION;
if set to on, OPENSSL_NO_DEFAULT_ZLIB will be inherited to the apache process; openssl will then transparently disable compression. This change affects start script and sysconfig fillup template. Default is on, SSL compression disabled. Please see mod_deflate for compressed transfer at http layer. [bnc#782956]


Apply SAT patch number 7409.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65023

File Name: suse_11_apache2-130225.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/5/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/25/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3368, CVE-2011-4317, CVE-2012-0021, CVE-2012-0883, CVE-2012-2687, CVE-2012-4557