Security update for apache2

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2424-1
Rating: moderate
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2018-1333 ( SUSE ): 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
  • CVE-2018-1333 ( NVD ): 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
  • CVE-2018-8011 ( SUSE ): 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
  • CVE-2018-8011 ( NVD ): 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Affected Products:
  • Server Applications Module 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15

An update that solves two vulnerabilities can now be installed.


This update for apache2 fixes the following issues:

The following security vulnerabilities were fixed:

  • CVE-2018-1333: Fixed a worker exhaustion that could have lead to a denial of service via specially crafted HTTP/2 requests (bsc#1101689).
  • CVE-2018-8011: Fixed a null pointer dereference in mod_md, which could have lead to a denial of service via specially crafted HTTP requests (bsc#1101688). Note: We are currently not shipping this modules, since it is still considered experimental, but we might start to ship it with future releases.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • Server Applications Module 15
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-2018-1686=1

Package List:

  • Server Applications Module 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • apache2-debuginfo-2.4.33-3.3.1
    • apache2-worker-debuginfo-2.4.33-3.3.1
    • apache2-worker-2.4.33-3.3.1
    • apache2-utils-debuginfo-2.4.33-3.3.1
    • apache2-utils-2.4.33-3.3.1
    • apache2-debugsource-2.4.33-3.3.1
    • apache2-2.4.33-3.3.1
    • apache2-devel-2.4.33-3.3.1
    • apache2-prefork-2.4.33-3.3.1
    • apache2-prefork-debuginfo-2.4.33-3.3.1
  • Server Applications Module 15 (noarch)
    • apache2-doc-2.4.33-3.3.1