SUSE SLES10 Security Update : apache2 (SUSE-SU-2013:0387-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83577

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update fixes the following security issues with apache2 httpd :

- Improper LD_LIBRARY_PATH handling (CVE-2012-0883 )

- Filename escaping problem (CVE-2012-2687 )

Additionally, some non-security bugs have been fixed as enumerated in the changelog of the RPM.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected apache2 packages

See Also

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0883

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2687

http://www.nessus.org/u?9de42515

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0883.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2687.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/722545

https://bugzilla.novell.com/757710

https://bugzilla.novell.com/777260

http://www.nessus.org/u?d8f17a9d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83577

File Name: suse_SU-2013-0387-1.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-example-pages, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-prefork, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apache2-worker, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0883, CVE-2012-2687

BID: 53046, 55131