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SuSE: New apache2 packages fix remote denial of service

This update fixes a remote denial of service bug (memory exhaustion) in the Apache 2 HTTP server, that could be triggered by remote attackers using multiple overlapping Request Ranges. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  openSUSE Security Update: apache2: Fixed a remote denial of service via byte-ranges
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2011:0993-1
Rating:             important
References:         #713966 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-3192
Affected Products:
                   openSUSE 11.4
                   openSUSE 11.3
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

  This update fixes a remote denial of service bug (memory
  exhaustion) in the Apache 2 HTTP server, that could be
  triggered by remote attackers using multiple overlapping
  Request Ranges . (CVE-2011-3192)


Patch Instructions:

  To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
  Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  - openSUSE 11.4:

     zypper in -t patch apache2-5089

  - openSUSE 11.3:

     zypper in -t patch apache2-5089

  To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

  - openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

     apache2-2.2.17-4.7.1
     apache2-devel-2.2.17-4.7.1
     apache2-example-certificates-2.2.17-4.7.1
     apache2-example-pages-2.2.17-4.7.1
     apache2-itk-2.2.17-4.7.1
     apache2-prefork-2.2.17-4.7.1
     apache2-utils-2.2.17-4.7.1
     apache2-worker-2.2.17-4.7.1

  - openSUSE 11.4 (noarch):

     apache2-doc-2.2.17-4.7.1

  - openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):

     apache2-2.2.15-4.5.1
     apache2-devel-2.2.15-4.5.1
     apache2-example-certificates-2.2.15-4.5.1
     apache2-example-pages-2.2.15-4.5.1
     apache2-itk-2.2.15-4.5.1
     apache2-prefork-2.2.15-4.5.1
     apache2-utils-2.2.15-4.5.1
     apache2-worker-2.2.15-4.5.1

  - openSUSE 11.3 (noarch):

     apache2-doc-2.2.15-4.5.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3192.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/713966
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