openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-SU-2011:1217-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75426


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes several security issues in the Apache webserver.

The patch for the ByteRange remote denial of service attack (CVE-2011-3192) was refined and the configuration options used by upstream were added. Introduce new config option: Allow MaxRanges Number of ranges requested, if exceeded, the complete content is served. default: 200 0|unlimited: unlimited none: Range headers are ignored. This option is a backport from 2.2.21.

Also fixed: CVE-2011-3348: Denial of service in proxy_ajp when using a undefined method.

CVE-2011-3368: Exposure of internal servers via reverse proxy methods with mod_proxy enabled and incorrect Rewrite or Proxy Rules.


Update the affected apache2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75426

File Name: suse_11_3_apache2-111026.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-example-certificates, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-example-pages, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-itk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-prefork, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-worker, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/26

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3192, CVE-2011-3348, CVE-2011-3368