Httpd does not start with hardware cryptodevice after applying LOGJAM patch

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  • EWS2.1/httpd on RHEL 6 or 7 won't start with NFAST nCipher 6000 after installing the EWS patch for CVE-2015-4000 (LOGJAM).


  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server (JWS) 2.1.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 3.10.0-229.el7.x86_64
  • jboss-ews-httpd-2.1.0-RHEL7-x86_64
  • CVE-2015-4000 LOGJAM patch applied
  • NFAST nCipher 6000 hardware cryptodevice

The problem has also been reproduced in a comparable RHEL 6 environment.

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