ESB-2018.3394 - [SUSE] apache2-mod_nss: Reduced security - Unknown/unspecified 2018-10-31

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                               ESB-2018.3394
         SUSE Security Update: Security update for apache2-mod_nss
                              31 October 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           apache2-mod_nss
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Reduced Security -- Unknown/Unspecified
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20183572-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for apache2-mod_nss
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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
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   An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.

Description:

   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 mod_nss.conf.in
     (bsc#998176)
   - Change ownership of the gencert generated NSS database so apache can
     read it (bsc#998180)
   - Use correct configuration path in mod_nss.conf.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):

      apache2-mod_nss-1.0.14-10.17.2
      apache2-mod_nss-debuginfo-1.0.14-10.17.2
      apache2-mod_nss-debugsource-1.0.14-10.17.2


References:

   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1108771
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/863035
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/993642
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/996282
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/998176
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/998180
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/998183

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