[Buildroot] [PATCH] libnss: Add new package.

Will Newton will.newton at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 17:22:24 UTC 2011


On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 4:54 PM, Michael S. Zick <minimod at morethan.org> wrote:
> On Mon March 14 2011, Will Newton wrote:
>> NSS is the Network Security Services library developed as part of
>> the Mozilla project. It provides similar functions to OpenSSL but
>> allows MPL, GPL and LGPL licensing and has been FIPS certified.
>>
>
> Note:
> The version mentioned in this patch __is not__ one of the certified
> versions.
> Ref:
> http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/pki/nss/fips/
>
> Nor does the validated version build for all of the Buildroot targets.
> Ref:
> http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/140val-all.htm#815
> http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/140sp/140sp815.pdf
>
> So I think it is unwise to include that "and has been FIPS certified"
> in the new package description.

I'm aware that it is not a FIPS certified version, I only that line in
there to help answer the inevitable "why another crypto library?"
question.

I'll remove the mention of FIPS certification.



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