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NSS 3.9.5 Release Notes

14 January 2005




Network Security Services (NSS) 3.9.5 is a patch release for NSS 3.11. The bug fixes in NSS 3.9.5 are described in the "Bugs Fixed" section below.

Distribution Information

The CVS tag for the NSS 3.9.5 release is NSS_3_9_5_RTM.  NSS 3.9.5 requires NSPR 4.5.1.

See the Documentation section for the build instructions.

NSS 3.9.5 source and binary distributions are also available on for secure HTTPS download:

You also need to download the NSPR 4.5.1 binary distributions to get the NSPR 4.5.1 header files and shared libraries, which NSS 3.9.5 requires. NSPR 4.5.1 binary distributions are in

Bugs Fixed

The following bugs have been fixed in NSS 3.9.5.


For a list of the primary NSS documentation pages on, see NSS Documentation.


NSS 3.9.5 shared libraries are backward compatible with all older NSS 3.x shared libraries. A program linked with older NSS 3.x shared libraries will work with NSS 3.9.5 shared libraries without recompiling or relinking.  Furthermore, applications that restrict their use of NSS APIs to the functions listed in NSS Public Functions will remain compatible with future versions of the NSS shared libraries.


Bugs discovered should be reported by filing a bug report with Bugzilla (product NSS).