Bug 608611

Summary: nss should provide SHA224 hash algorithm support
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Reporter: Jiri Kastner <jkastner>
Component: nssAssignee: Elio Maldonado Batiz <emaldona>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team <qe-baseos-security>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 6.0CC: emaldona, hkario, jrieden, rrelyea, sgrubb
Target Milestone: rcKeywords: Reopened
Target Release: 6.2   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Bug Blocks: 582655, 608599, 1066494    

Description Jiri Kastner 2010-06-28 09:49:57 UTC
Description of problem:
nss doesn't provide SHA224 hash algorithm support, so rpm signed with SHA224 signature is not installable as it relies on nss. because weaker hash algorithms are supported, SHA224 should be also supported.

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Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-28 10:02:54 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 2 Bob Relyea 2010-07-01 23:53:39 UTC
This requires changes to a upstream FIPS token. It's a little late in the game to be asking this for RHEL 6.0. I'm changing the target to 6.1.

Comment 6 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-11-22 23:54:57 UTC
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request.  You may appeal
this decision by reopening this request.

Comment 7 Elio Maldonado Batiz 2014-02-18 15:48:13 UTC
SHA224 support was added over two years ago with nss-3.13.