By: chabowski

May 8, 2017 5:10 am


Speeding up SSL – All You Need to Know About HAProxy

The following article has been contributed by Marcus “Darix” Rückert, Senior Software Engineer in the Operations & Services Team at SUSE. It first appeared on his personal homepage.   For quite a few years now I have been a HAProxy user, even using snapshots in production for a very long time. Especially after support was added […]

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By: Bryan Lunduke

March 1, 2016 10:24 am


DROWN patches available for SUSE Linux Enterprise

Earlier today a security vulnerability known as “DROWN” was announced.  SUSE was on top of it and already has patches available for SUSE Linux Enterprise. What is “DROWN”? “DROWN” is an acronym that stands for “Decrypting RSA using Obsolete and Weakened eNcryption”.  Also known as CVE-2016-0800. It allows an attacker to decrypt a TLS connection […]

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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

October 15, 2014 9:17 am


The POODLE weakness in the SSL protocol (CVE-2014-3566)

Your immediate action is required In short: The POODLE attack to the SSL 3.0 protocol, published last night ( requires server and desktop administrators and desktop users to carefully review their security protocol settings in packages such as HTTP Servers (such as Apache, Tomcat), SMTP Servers (such as Postfix), IMAP Servers, … as well as […]

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By: susethailand

December 8, 2009 12:07 pm


By: ndbreeding01

November 7, 2008 12:23 pm


Resolve Cipher and SSL Threats in Security Scans

Resolve “The remote service supports the use of weak SSL ciphers” and “Deprecated SSL Protocol Usage” threat in security scans on SLES/OES2.

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By: utlemming

September 5, 2008 4:32 pm


stunnel: Securing the Insecure with SSL and Creating SSL Tunnels

Just about every system administrator comes across a time when there is a need to encrypt some service. Perhaps your mail program just can’t handle it. Or maybe you need to take a non-SSL aware VNC server and make it SSL-aware. Maybe you’re just paranoid. For such moments in system administrating there is “stunnel.”

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By: kryptikos

April 18, 2008 2:01 pm


Engaging The Juniper VPN SSL Client On A SUSE Box

Captain’s log stardate 04102008…utilizing some tweaks and links through the Jefferies library tubes, Data has successfully engaged the Juniper SSL VPN client on our SUSE boxes. Starfleet is updated that the tunnel has been established and we have plotted our course to Jupiter. Method and configuration file attached to this message.

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By: mfaris01

March 3, 2008 5:56 pm


Setting up SSL/TLS for Apache on SLES 10

Mike Faris explains how to set up an Apache web server for secure communication.

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