openSUSE Security Update : apache2 (openSUSE-2017-416)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99154


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for apache2 fixes the following security issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-0736: Protect mod_session_crypto data with a MAC to prevent padding oracle attacks (bsc#1016712).

- CVE-2016-2161: Malicious input to mod_auth_digest could have caused the server to crash, resulting in DoS (bsc#1016714).

- CVE-2016-8743: Added new directive 'HttpProtocolOptions Strict' to avoid proxy chain misinterpretation (bsc#1016715).

Bugfixes :

- Add missing copy of hcuri and hcexpr from the worker to the health check worker (bsc#1019380).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.


Update the affected apache2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99154

File Name: openSUSE-2017-416.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/03

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0736, CVE-2016-2161, CVE-2016-8743