[SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: nss-util-3.13.1-3.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-12-23 03:11:11.857642

Name        : nss-util
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 3.13.1
Release     : 3.fc16
URL         : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/pki/nss/
Summary     : Network Security Services Utilities Library
Description :
Utilities for Network Security Services and the Softoken module

Update Information:

The latest version of Firefox and Thunderbird have the following changes:

* Added Type Inference, significantly improving JavaScript performance
* Added support for querying Do Not Track status via JavaScript
* Added support for font-stretch
* Improved support for text-overflow
* Improved standards support for HTML5, MathML, and CSS
* Fixed several stability issues
* Fixed several security issues

Update nss to 3.13.1

You can find the new features and bug fixes in NSS 3.13 and 3.13.1 with these Bugzilla queries:




Notable changes include:

1. SSL 2.0 is disabled by default.

2. A defense against the SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0 CBC chosen plaintext attack
demonstrated by Rizzo and Duong (CVE-2011-3389) is enabled by default.
Set the SSL_CBC_RANDOM_IV SSL option to PR_FALSE to disable it.

3. SHA-224 is supported.

4. Added PORT_ErrorToString and PORT_ErrorToName to return the
error message and symbolic name of an NSS error code.

5. Added NSS_GetVersion to return the NSS version string.

6. Added experimental support of RSA-PSS to the softoken only
(contributed by Hanno Böck, http://rsapss.hboeck.de/).


* Fri Dec  2 2011 Elio Maldonado Batiz <emaldona at redhat.com> - 3.13.1-3
- Retagging
* Fri Dec  2 2011 Elio Maldonado <emaldona at redhat.com> - 3.13.1-2
- Fix a gnuc def typo
* Thu Nov  3 2011 Elio Maldonado <emaldona at redhat.com> - 3.13.1-1
- Update to NSS_3_13_1_RTM
* Sat Oct 15 2011 Elio Maldonado <emaldona at redhat.com> - 3.13-1
- Update to NSS_3_13_RTM
* Fri Oct  7 2011 Elio Maldonado <emaldona at redhat.com> - 3.13-0.1.rc0.1
- Update to NSS_3_13_RC0
* Thu Sep  8 2011 Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> - 3.12.11-2
- Avoid %post/un shell invocations and dependencies.
* Tue Aug  9 2011 Elio Maldonado <emaldona at redhat.com> - 3.12.11-1
- Update to NSS_3_12_11_RTM

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update nss-util' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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