NSS 3.7.3 Release Notes
20 March 2003
IntroductionNetwork Security Services (NSS) 3.7.3 is a patch release for NSS 3.7. Please refer to the NSS 3.7 Release Notes for the common information. The bug fixes in NSS 3.7.3 are described in the "Bugs Fixed" section below.
Distribution InformationThe CVS tag for the NSS 3.7.3 release is NSS_3_7_3_RTM.
NSS 3.7.3 source and binary distributions are also available on ftp.mozilla.org for anonymous ftp download:
- Source tarballs: ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/security/nss/releases/NSS_3_7_3_RTM/src/.
- Binary distributions: ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/security/nss/releases/NSS_3_7_3_RTM/. Both debug and optimized builds are provided. Go to the subdirectory for your platform, DBG (debug) or OPT (optimized), to get the tar.gz or zip file. The tar.gz or zip file expands to an nss-3.7.3 directory containing three subdirectories:
- include - NSS header files
- lib - NSS shared libraries
- bin - NSS Tools and test programs
Bugs FixedThe following bugs have been fixed in NSS 3.7.3.
- Bug 195914: NSS startup/shutdown memory leaks.
197082: SSL fails when doing client auth with a password-less token.
DocumentationFor a list of the primary NSS documentation pages on mozilla.org, see NSS Documentation. New and revised documents available since the release of NSS 3.7 include the following:
- Build Instructions for NSS 3.7.3 describe the new NSS 3.7.3 CVS tag and other minor changes since NSS 3.7.2.
CompatibilityNSS 3.7.3 shared libraries are backward compatible with NSS 3.7.2, 3.7.1, 3.7, 3.6.x, NSS 3.5.x, NSS 3.4.x, NSS 3.3.x, and NSS 3.2.x shared libraries. A program linked with NSS 3.7.2, 3.7.1, 3.7, 3.6.x, NSS 3.5.x, NSS 3.4,.x NSS 3.3.x, or 3.2.x shared libraries will work with NSS 3.7.3 shared libraries without recompiling or relinking. Furthermore, applications that restrict their use of NSS APIs to the functions listed in NSS 3.4 Public Functions will remain compatible with future versions of the NSS shared libraries.
FeedbackBugs discovered should be reported by filing a bug report with bugzilla (product NSS).
You can also give feedback directly to the developers on the IRC
channel #mozcrypto on the server irc.mozilla.org.