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openSUSE-SU-2014:0987-1: moderate: cipher upgrade and SNI support for apache2-mod_nss
openSUSE Security Update: cipher upgrade and SNI support for apache2-mod_nss
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2014:0987-1
Rating: moderate
References: #859439 #863518 #878681
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
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An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.

Description:

This update introduces Server Name Indication support to mod_nss, which
was not available previously. In addition to SNI, GCM ciphers have been
added to the cipher list of mod_nss. A bug was corrected that prevented
the entry of the certificate store passphrase if such a passphrase was
set. Please note that the configuration presets were slightly changed so
that the new ciphers are preferred (NSSCipherSuite directive), and the
VirtualHost directive is now contained in
/etc/apache2/vhosts.d/vhost-nss.templace (not used by apache because not
named *.conf).


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch 2014-74

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

apache2-mod_nss-1.0.8-6.1
apache2-mod_nss-debuginfo-1.0.8-6.1
apache2-mod_nss-debugsource-1.0.8-6.1


References:

https://bugzilla.novell.com/859439
https://bugzilla.novell.com/863518
https://bugzilla.novell.com/878681


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