Security update for apache2-mod_jk

SUSE Security Update: Security update for apache2-mod_jk
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3970-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1114612 #927845
Cross-References:CVE-2014-8111 CVE-2018-11759
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for apache2-mod_jk fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-11759: Fixed connector path traversal due to mishandled HTTP requests in httpd (bsc#1114612).
  • CVE-2014-8111: Apache Tomcat Connectors (mod_jk) ignored JkUnmount rules for subtrees of previous JkMount rules, which allowed remote attackers to access otherwise restricted artifacts via unspecified vectors (bsc#927845).

Patch Instructions:

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

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-apache2-mod_jk-13888=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-apache2-mod_jk-13888=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • apache2-mod_jk-1.2.40-
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • apache2-mod_jk-debuginfo-1.2.40-
    • apache2-mod_jk-debugsource-1.2.40-