OpenSUSE Linux update for apache2



Published: 2018-08-17
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-1333
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Novell

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper input validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU13908

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-1333

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient filtering of incoming data within "mod_http2" apache module. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the affected web server and trigger daemon crash.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 42.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-08/msg00057.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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