Sorted as Chromium was accidentally using Firefox's libnss3 library.
After a suitable tweaking it's fixed.
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"SSL Protocol Error" in Chromium for several Google web sites after
installing Ubuntu Security Updates for libnss3
Status in Chromium Browser:
Status in chromium-browser package in Ubuntu:
Scenario: Laptop computer running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (64-bit)
Issue: In the Chromium web browser - "Version 37.0.2062.120 Ubuntu
12.04 (281580) (64-bit)" - after having installed the Ubuntu security
Updates that were available on Feb 18, 2016, I get the following error
while trying to access some Google Web sites (e.g.
https://www.google.com ; https://plus.google.com/ ;
SSL connection error
Unable to make a secure connection to the server. This may be a problem with
the server, or it may be requiring a client authentication certificate that you
Error code: ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR
Those web sites still appear correctly in the same computer, using
other web browsers, namely Google Chrome - "Version 48.0.2564.109
(64-bit)" - or Mozilla Firefox - version "44.0.2"
The updates installed on Feb 18, 2016 were the following:
libnss3:amd64 (22.214.171.124-0ubuntu0.12.04.2, 3.21-0ubuntu0.12.04.1)
libnss3:i386 (126.96.36.199-0ubuntu0.12.04.2, 3.21-0ubuntu0.12.04.1)
libnss3-1d:amd64 (188.8.131.52-0ubuntu0.12.04.2, 3.21-0ubuntu0.12.04.1)
"libnss3" is listed at
http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=libnss3 as being the
"Network Security Service libraries", so I believe it's possible that
update may be related to this issue that I'm facing.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: chromium-browser 37.0.2062.120-0ubuntu0.12.04.1~pkg917
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-77.121~precise1-generic 3.13.11-ckt32
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-77-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia wl
Date: Sat Feb 20 03:37:51 2016
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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