JSS 3.3 Release Notes
31 December 2002
- New in JSS 3.3
- Distribution Information
- Platform Information
Known Bugs and Issues
JSS 3.3 provides more support for algorithms in the Java Cryptography Architecture (JCA) and Java Cryptography Extension (JCE). It also fixes bugs present in JSS 3.2 and prior releases of JSS.
JSS 3.3 is dual-licensed under the MPL and the GPL.
New in JSS 3.3
- There is a new implementation of SecretDecoderRing. This new implementation allows more flexible key management, the use of PKCS #11 tokens, and the use of any encryption algorithm.
- The AES algorithm is now supported.
- 27 bugs were fixed for this release. A list can be obtained by running this bugzilla query.
JSS is checked into mozilla/security/jss/.
The CVS tag for the JSS 3.3 release is JSS_3_3_RTM.
Source tarballs are available from ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/security/jss/releases/JSS_3_3_RTM/src/jss-3.3-src.tar.gz.
Binary releases are available from ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/security/jss/releases/JSS_3_3_RTM.
DocumentationDocumentation for JSS 3.3 is available as follows:
Read the instructions on using JSS.
Source may be viewed with a browser (via the LXR tool) at http://lxr.mozilla.org/mozilla/source/security/jss/
JSS 3.3 works with JDK versions 1.2 or higher, except version 1.3.0. If you are using JDK 1.3.x, you will need to use at least version 1.3.1--see bug 113808. JSS only supports the native threading model (no green threads).
JSS has been built on the platforms listed below.
|HP-UX||11.00 B (64-bit)||C compiler: A.11.01.20|
|Linux||RedHat 7.1||gcc 2.96|
|NT||Windows NT 4.0||VC++|
|Solaris sparc||8||Forte 6 update 2|
C/C++ version 5.0
Known Bugs and Issues
- For a list of reported bugs that have not yet been fixed, click here. Note that some bugs may have been fixed since JSS 3.3 was released.
CompatibilityJSS 3.3 is backwards compatible with JSS 3.2. Applications compiled against JSS 3.2 will work with JSS 3.3.
The 3.3 version of libjss3.so/jss3.dll must only be used with jss33.jar. In general, a JSS JAR file must be used with the JSS shared library from the exact same release.
FeedbackBugs discovered should be reported by filing a bug report with bugzilla.
You can also give feedback directly to the developers on the mozilla.dev.tech.crypto newsgroup.