SUSE SLES11 Security Update : apache2-mod_nss (SUSE-SU-2016:2329-1) (POODLE)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update provides apache2-mod_nss 1.0.14, which brings several
fixes and enhancements :

- SHA256 cipher names change spelling from *_sha256 to

- Drop and use upstream migrate script

- Check for Apache user owner/group read permissions of
NSS database at startup.

- Update default ciphers to something more modern and

- Check for host and netstat commands in gencert before
trying to use them.

- Don't ignore NSSProtocol when NSSFIPS is enabled.

- Use proper shell syntax to avoid creating /0 in gencert.

- Add server support for DHE ciphers.

- Extract SAN from server/client certificates into env.

- Fix memory leaks and other coding issues caught by clang

- Add support for Server Name Indication (SNI)

- Add support for SNI for reverse proxy connections.

- Add RenegBufferSize? option.

- Add support for TLS Session Tickets (RFC 5077).

- Implement a slew more OpenSSL cipher macros.

- Fix a number of illegal memory accesses and memory

- Support for SHA384 ciphers if they are available in the
version of NSS mod_nss is built against.

- Add the SECURE_RENEG environment variable.

- Add some hints when NSS database cannot be initialized.

- Code cleanup including trailing whitespace and compiler

- Modernize autotools configuration slightly, add

- Add small test suite for SNI.

- Add compatibility for mod_ssl-style cipher definitions.

- Add Camelia ciphers.

- Remove Fortezza ciphers.

- Add TLSv1.2-specific ciphers.

- Initialize cipher list when re-negotiating handshake.

- Completely remove support for SSLv2.

- Add support for sqlite NSS databases.

- Compare subject CN and VS hostname during server start

- Add support for enabling TLS v1.2.

- Don't enable SSL 3 by default. (CVE-2014-3566)

- Improve protocol testing.

- Add nss_pcache man page.

- Fix argument handling in nss_pcache.

- Support httpd 2.4+.

- Allow users to configure a helper to ask for certificate
passphrases via NSSPassPhraseDialog. (bsc#975394)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

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

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Manager 2.1:zypper in -t patch sleman21-apache2-mod_nss-12751=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2:zypper in -t patch

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93590 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64114

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4566

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