SUSE-SU-2018:3572-1: moderate: Security update for apache2-mod_nss

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Tue Oct 30 11:09:44 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for apache2-mod_nss

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:3572-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1108771 #863035 #993642 #996282 #998176 
                    #998180 #998183 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

   An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.


   This update for apache2-mod_nss fixes the following issues:

   Due to the update of mozilla-nss apache2-mod_nss needs to be updated to
   change to the SQLite certificate database, which is now the default
   (bsc#1108771). Because of that this update is tagged as security, to reach
   customers that only install secuirty updates.

   Other changes contained:

   - Require minimal NSS version of 3.25 because of SSLv2 changes (bsc#993642)
   - Add support for SHA384 TLS ciphers (bsc#863035)
   - Remove deprecated NSSSessionCacheTimeout option from
   - Change ownership of the gencert generated NSS database so apache can
     read it (bsc#998180)
   - Use correct configuration path in (bsc#996282)
   - Generate dummy certificates if there aren't any in mod_nss.d (bsc#998183)

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 12-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-2527=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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