openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-SU-2014:1044-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77292
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This apache2 update fixes the following security issues :

- fix for crash in mod_proxy processing specially crafted requests with reverse proxy configurations that results in a crash and a DoS condition for the server.

- new config option CGIDScriptTimeout set to 60s in new file conf.d/cgid-timeout.conf, preventing worker processes hanging forever if a cgi launched from them has stopped reading input from the server (DoS).

- Fix for a NULL pointer dereference in mod_cache that causes a crash in caching forwarding configurations, resulting in a DoS condition. CVE-2013-4352

- fix for crash in parsing cookie content, resulting in a DoS against the server CVE-2014-0098

- fix for mod_status race condition in scoreboard handling and consecutive heap overflow and information disclosure if access to mod_status is granted to a potential attacker. CVE-2014-0226

- fix for improper handling of whitespace characters from CDATA sections to mod_dav, leading to a crash and a DoS condition of the apache server process CVE-2013-6438


Update the affected apache2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77292

File Name: openSUSE-2014-503.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/21/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-event, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-event-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-example-pages, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-prefork, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-prefork-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-worker, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-worker-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/12/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4352, CVE-2013-6438, CVE-2014-0098, CVE-2014-0117, CVE-2014-0226, CVE-2014-0231