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What's New in Open Source PKI
6 May 2002:
is now available. This release includes several bug fixes.
6 May 2002:
is now available. This release has several new SSL functions, a new SSL
server session cache implementation, and six new AES TLS ciphersuites.
It also contains a partial implementation of the NSS 4.0 (code name Stan)
12 December 2001: NSS
3.3.2 is now available. This release includes several bug fixes.
12 November 2001: JSS
3.1.1 is now available. This release includes several bug fixes.
9 November 2001: NSS
3.3.1 is now available. This release includes several bug fixes.
26 July 2001: NSS
3.3 is now available. This release enables JSS (3.1 or newer) to use
NSS shared libraries and implements five new DHE cipher suites for SSL/TLS
on the client side (courtesy of Dr. Stephen Henson).
6 April 2001: NSS
3.2.1 is now available. This release includes improved SSL performance,
bug fixes, and simplified build instructions.
12 March 2001: JSS
3.0, the first public release of a Java interface for NSS 3.2, is now
2 March 2001:
16 February 2001: NSS
3.2 is available. This release includes support for shared libraries.
26 January 2001: NSS 3.2 Beta 3 is available.
24 January 2001: PSM
2.0 Plan is now available. PSM 2.0 (Codename: PIP) will run in-process
as a fully integrated Mozilla component.
12 January 2001:
NSS 3.2 Beta 1 is available. NSS 3.2 provides support for shared libraries
for the first time.
PSM 2.0 Roadmap is available.
13 December 2000:
5 December 2000: NSS
3.1.1 has been released. This release fixes a bug in the prime number
generation code in the freebl library of NSS 3.1. Follow this link to see
build instructions for NSS 3.1.1.
28 November 2000: Source code for Netscape
PKCS #11 Test Suites is now available in the Mozilla CVS tree.
22 November 2000: NSS
3.2 Plan for high-performance release of NSS in the form of shared
libraries/DLLs has been published.
17 October 2000: NSS
3.1 has been released. This release has been tested on 18 OS releases.
Follow this link to see the Build Instructions
for NSS 3.1.
15 September 2000: NSS 3.1 Beta 1 Release is
available. This release provides, for the first time, a complete open-source
implementation of the crypto libraries used to implement security features
in all Netscape and iPlanet products.
12 September 2000: Preliminary PSM
build instructions for Unix are available.
8 September 2000: New NSS
build instructions for Unix are available. It is now possible to build
NSS (including RSA) on Solaris and Linux without a BSAFE license.
8 September 2000: New RSA
implementation has been checked in. NSS 3.1 beta date has moved forward
to 9/11/2000, based on the RSA
18 August 2000: DES
and DSA have been checked in. The implementation of DES completes work
on symmetric key ciphers used in all Netscape products. The DSA implementation
is the first NSS code based on MPI.
DSA is a prerequisite for full TLS
and S/MIME compliance and
permits the use of the S/MIME Toolkit for signed
21 July 2000: Implementations of Arcfour
and PRNG (per FIPS PUB 186-1) have been
checked in; see http://lxr.mozilla.org/mozilla/source/security/nss/lib/freebl/.
18 July 2000: NSS
3.1 Plan for a complete open-source implementation of the NSS crypto
libraries is now available.
20 June 2000: S/MIME Toolkit
and two S/MIME testing utilities are now available in the Mozilla CVS tree.
9 June 2000: Build
Instructions for NSS are now available.
17 May 2000: PKCS #11 Conformance
Testing page is now available, with information about the Netscape
PKCS #11 Test Suites.
11 April 2000: PSM source code
is now available in the Mozilla CVS tree.
31 March 2000:
17 March 2000: Updated
plan for preparing NSS for open source release.