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    NSS 3.16.1 release notes


    Network Security Services (NSS) 3.16.1 is a patch release for NSS 3.16. The bug fixes in NSS 3.16.1 are described in the "Bugs Fixed" section below.

    Distribution Information

    The HG tag is NSS_3_16_1_RTM. NSS 3.16.1 requires NSPR 4.10.5 or newer.

    NSS 3.16.1 source distributions are available on for secure HTTPS download:

    New in NSS 3.16.1

    New Functionality

    • Added the "ECC" flag for modutil to select the module used for elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) operations.

    New Functions

    • in pk11pub.h
      • PK11_ExportDERPrivateKeyInfo and PK11_ExportPrivKeyInfo - exports a private key in a DER-encoded ASN.1 PrivateKeyInfo type or a SECKEYPrivateKeyInfo structure. Only RSA private keys are supported now.
    • in secmod.h
      • SECMOD_InternalToPubMechFlags - converts from NSS-internal to public representation of mechanism flags.

    New Types

    • in sslt.h
      • ssl_padding_xtn - the value of this enum constant changed from the experimental value 35655 to the IANA-assigned value 21. .

    New Macros

    • in secmod.h
      • PUBLIC_MECH_ECC_FLAG - a public mechanism flag for elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) operations.
    • in utilmodt.h
      • SECMOD_ECC_FLAG - an NSS-internal mechanism flag for elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) operations. This macro has the same numeric value as PUBLIC_MECH_ECC_FLAG.

    Notable Changes in NSS 3.16.1

    Bugs fixed in NSS 3.16.1

    This Bugzilla query returns all the bugs fixed in NSS 3.16.1:


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