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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2012:0323-1: important: Security update for Apache2
SUSE Security Update: Security update for Apache2
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:0323-1
Rating: important
References: #736706 #738855 #741243 #743743
Cross-References: CVE-2007-6750 CVE-2012-0031 CVE-2012-0053

Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4
SLE SDK 10 SP4
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An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.

Description:


This update of apache fixes regressions and several
security problems:

*

bnc#741243, CVE-2012-0031: Fixed a scoreboard
corruption (shared mem segment) by child causes crash of
privileged parent (invalid free()) during shutdown.

*

bnc#743743,CVE-2012-0053: Fixed an issue in error
responses that could expose "httpOnly" cookies when no
custom ErrorDocument is specified for status code 400".

*

bnc#736706, the SSL configuration template suggested
weak ciphers

*

bnc#738855,CVE-2007-6750: The "mod_reqtimeout" module
was backported from Apache 2.2.21 to help mitigate the
"Slowloris" Denial of Service attack.

You need to enable the "mod_reqtimeout" module in
your existing apache configuration to make it effective,
e.g. in the APACHE_MODULES line in /etc/sysconfig/apache2.

Security Issue references:

* CVE-2012-0031
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0031
>
* CVE-2012-0053
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0053
>
* CVE-2007-6750
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6750
>



Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):

apache2-2.2.3-16.44.1
apache2-devel-2.2.3-16.44.1
apache2-doc-2.2.3-16.44.1
apache2-example-pages-2.2.3-16.44.1
apache2-prefork-2.2.3-16.44.1
apache2-worker-2.2.3-16.44.1

- SLE SDK 10 SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):

apache2-2.2.3-16.44.1
apache2-devel-2.2.3-16.44.1
apache2-doc-2.2.3-16.44.1
apache2-example-pages-2.2.3-16.44.1
apache2-prefork-2.2.3-16.44.1
apache2-worker-2.2.3-16.44.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-6750.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0031.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0053.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/736706
https://bugzilla.novell.com/738855
https://bugzilla.novell.com/741243
https://bugzilla.novell.com/743743

http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=1e0c99b5795cd7497ef910246faba28d

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