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Bug Fix Advisory nspr and nss bug fix and enhancement updates

Advisory: RHBA-2008:0557-2
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2008-07-02
Last updated on: 2008-07-02
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.2.z server)

Details

Updated nspr and nss packages that fix a bug and add an enhancement are now
available.

Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) provides platform independence for
non-GUI operating system facilities. These facilities include threads,
thread synchronization, normal file and network I/O, interval timing,
calendar time, basic memory management (malloc and free), and shared
library linking.

Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of libraries designed to support
the cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server
applications. Applications built with NSS can support SSLv2, SSLv3, TLS,
and other security standards.

These packages address the following bug:

* The program would hang when using the batch processing feature
of the certutil tool. These packages fix this issue so that the program
does not hang when using the batch processing feature of the certutil tool.

As well, these updated packages add the following enhancement:

* These updated packages provide base and cryptography services required by
Mozilla Firefox 3.

Users of nspr and nss are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which resolve this issue and add this enhancement.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

Updated packages

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: b18e634d3fa98732cd224d01daf07a74
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: b0636008cc47664d68649df6cee46031
 
IA-32:
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 0a86a5b3b51f789e844ed03ab93fc142
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 3c028b7555a5d4308abe28e0e25195bb
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 15c3e1de0bb9da448d7a5dd12668f4d7
 
x86_64:
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 0a86a5b3b51f789e844ed03ab93fc142
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 3be3c0831eede1ffe082c5eeb151675a
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 3c028b7555a5d4308abe28e0e25195bb
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 720e79958af7c8a23175fccdff2cceec
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 15c3e1de0bb9da448d7a5dd12668f4d7
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: bae54a2019f3b8e64a480dc84e22575e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: b18e634d3fa98732cd224d01daf07a74
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: b0636008cc47664d68649df6cee46031
 
IA-32:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: bc1eb2f8ac3136542592a43361c19bd5
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 0a86a5b3b51f789e844ed03ab93fc142
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: dc038096158b975cea945695a1b66f28
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 3c028b7555a5d4308abe28e0e25195bb
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 15c3e1de0bb9da448d7a5dd12668f4d7
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: c2874a3875232f38ea33642498689b75
 
IA-64:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: bc1eb2f8ac3136542592a43361c19bd5
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 76fbbaa1fd444e55dca27be3858f0d09
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 8bb5095da7a2f763fa90a53e770898be
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: dc038096158b975cea945695a1b66f28
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 2a73b4b29991380bf0427efe4cf6499e
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: d63a0b8aee845d2c7861a756fd49f7e6
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 68e3a106a643e6db767947f96168c7c6
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 6aec3a49bc3d6248c138b0d6c693b7d0
 
PPC:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 7eb7d8d655395a66ee59131f67c53c8c
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: bb341162e5a4e63fdac483df5962e82e
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 458f2e050889ac1995b8a8fdfa417c19
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 4689bee132420d49be0ca06b136a8135
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: dceac0d0ef4338287554c66e95c593bd
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: c7d1bf37e9012bdc0653ad491cda0df5
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 6c185655fca14ddb25413143fec375a4
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 1899fadc4da31c4a41c37da58e38f3ce
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: e89d48c61967ee06596f5356ac665f69
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: baf5cb1e334dfb5b799359d3ccb42ed9
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 2551b20903c2ba38b51f816022896d85
 
s390x:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: c53ab5637c341dbe03e936be6dfc83a9
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 72d1d9fca9fd28cb2fd4116a7e1cc33b
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: ad345ddac48bb0c326586ff5bea385c7
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: fc9bfa7fce82a78b7e2fd90563ad1d9f
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: cfc173952803df0f19128d855c79b005
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 9946d615764d58d7b8c4af536da76b9f
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 8f9fd7a6a9c810abc4095bd14d0dba38
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: f56c54674d4683ddcd53c2ccbee9e621
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 97aa32817b6eab3d60c0cfe1e1e066aa
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 61878e5243da26fa190befc431c31201
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 24affe0815e565b6a02e6c3e1fe1cbdb
 
x86_64:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: bc1eb2f8ac3136542592a43361c19bd5
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: e5c7a4352c7a265511d8a343dbc26b76
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 0a86a5b3b51f789e844ed03ab93fc142
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: 3be3c0831eede1ffe082c5eeb151675a
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: dc038096158b975cea945695a1b66f28
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 0153f8fe3fbe12c491aabb349c976ab2
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 3c028b7555a5d4308abe28e0e25195bb
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 720e79958af7c8a23175fccdff2cceec
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 15c3e1de0bb9da448d7a5dd12668f4d7
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: bae54a2019f3b8e64a480dc84e22575e
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: e4bdfb83d5834acf0dc10612a2124cd0
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: b18e634d3fa98732cd224d01daf07a74
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: b0636008cc47664d68649df6cee46031
 
IA-32:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: bc1eb2f8ac3136542592a43361c19bd5
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: dc038096158b975cea945695a1b66f28
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: c2874a3875232f38ea33642498689b75
 
x86_64:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: bc1eb2f8ac3136542592a43361c19bd5
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: e5c7a4352c7a265511d8a343dbc26b76
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: dc038096158b975cea945695a1b66f28
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: 0153f8fe3fbe12c491aabb349c976ab2
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: e4bdfb83d5834acf0dc10612a2124cd0
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.2.z server)

SRPMS:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1791
    MD5: b18e634d3fa98732cd224d01daf07a74
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1861
    MD5: b0636008cc47664d68649df6cee46031
 
IA-32:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: bc1eb2f8ac3136542592a43361c19bd5
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 0a86a5b3b51f789e844ed03ab93fc142
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: dc038096158b975cea945695a1b66f28
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 3c028b7555a5d4308abe28e0e25195bb
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 15c3e1de0bb9da448d7a5dd12668f4d7
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: c2874a3875232f38ea33642498689b75
 
IA-64:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: bc1eb2f8ac3136542592a43361c19bd5
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 76fbbaa1fd444e55dca27be3858f0d09
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 8bb5095da7a2f763fa90a53e770898be
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: dc038096158b975cea945695a1b66f28
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 2a73b4b29991380bf0427efe4cf6499e
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: d63a0b8aee845d2c7861a756fd49f7e6
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 68e3a106a643e6db767947f96168c7c6
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 6aec3a49bc3d6248c138b0d6c693b7d0
 
PPC:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 7eb7d8d655395a66ee59131f67c53c8c
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: bb341162e5a4e63fdac483df5962e82e
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 458f2e050889ac1995b8a8fdfa417c19
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 4689bee132420d49be0ca06b136a8135
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: dceac0d0ef4338287554c66e95c593bd
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: c7d1bf37e9012bdc0653ad491cda0df5
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 6c185655fca14ddb25413143fec375a4
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 1899fadc4da31c4a41c37da58e38f3ce
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: e89d48c61967ee06596f5356ac665f69
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: baf5cb1e334dfb5b799359d3ccb42ed9
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 2551b20903c2ba38b51f816022896d85
 
s390x:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: c53ab5637c341dbe03e936be6dfc83a9
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 72d1d9fca9fd28cb2fd4116a7e1cc33b
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: ad345ddac48bb0c326586ff5bea385c7
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: fc9bfa7fce82a78b7e2fd90563ad1d9f
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: cfc173952803df0f19128d855c79b005
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 9946d615764d58d7b8c4af536da76b9f
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 8f9fd7a6a9c810abc4095bd14d0dba38
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: f56c54674d4683ddcd53c2ccbee9e621
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 97aa32817b6eab3d60c0cfe1e1e066aa
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 61878e5243da26fa190befc431c31201
nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 24affe0815e565b6a02e6c3e1fe1cbdb
 
x86_64:
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: bc1eb2f8ac3136542592a43361c19bd5
nspr-4.7.1-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: e5c7a4352c7a265511d8a343dbc26b76
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 0a86a5b3b51f789e844ed03ab93fc142
nspr-devel-4.7.1-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 3be3c0831eede1ffe082c5eeb151675a
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: dc038096158b975cea945695a1b66f28
nss-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 0153f8fe3fbe12c491aabb349c976ab2
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 3c028b7555a5d4308abe28e0e25195bb
nss-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1207
    MD5: 720e79958af7c8a23175fccdff2cceec
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.12.0.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
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nss-tools-3.12.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
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Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

447431 - RHEL 5.2 nss-tools 'certutil' batch processing doesn't process entire batch file
451305 - Rebase NSPR to the version that is used/required by Firefox
451306 - Rebase NSS to the version that is used/required by Firefox



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